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A booking picture of Mr. Stancl is shown here. Mr. Stancl stands accused of luring 31 male classmates into sending him sexual images and video. He is also accused of blackmailing many of these classmates to try to get them to have sex with him. He suceeded in blackmailing 7 male classmates, according to victim testimony.
Male Facebook user posed as a girl and then lured classmates into sending him nude pictures, then blackmailed them for sex

As Facebook pulls away from MySpace in terms of social networking traffic, both networks face increasing challenges trying to monitor and prevent predatory user activity.  Such cases were accentuated by the Megan Meier-MySpace suicide case and MySpace's decision to terminate 90,000 registered sex offenders from its service.  Another recent incident saw a man kill his wife over a Facebook status change.  And the online world only gets stranger.

An 18-year-old male student who resides near Milwaukee, WI is accused of perhaps the most bizarre and disturbing instances of social network sexual predation to date.  The male, who attends New Berlin Eisenhower High School in New Berlin, which is about 15 miles west of Milwaukee, is accused of using Facebook to lure 31 of his male classmates into providing him with sexually explicit materials, and then blackmailing many of them into having sex with him.

Anthony Stancl was charged Wednesday on five counts of child enticement, two counts of second-degree sexual assault of a child, two counts of third-degree sexual assault, possession of child pornography, repeated sexual assault of the same child, and making a bomb threat.

According to officials, Mr. Stancl posed as a girl named Kayla or Emily on Facebook.  He then lured his classmates, most of whom were underage, into sending nude video and photos to him.  He was able to then tempt over 31 of his classmates into sending such pornographic materials.

After they sent the files, over half of the male classmates admitted that Mr. Stancl's alter-ego blackmailed them, threatening to release the embarrassing photos or videos if (her) demands were not met.  The user threatened to send the photos to the male classmates' friends and post them all over the internet.

Mr. Stancl's alter-ego demanded that the boys meet with (her) "male friend" and exchange sex acts with him.  The friend, of course, was Mr. Stancl.  According to testimony, seven of the victims admit to performing sex acts on Mr. Stancl or having sex acts performed on them by Mr. Stancl.  According to the boys, Mr. Stancl took pictures on his cell phone while engaging in these acts.

When raiding his house, police discovered 300 nude images of juvenile males on his computer.  The youngest victim of sex acts was 15; the pictures included victims as young as 13-years-old.

The incidents, which started in spring 2007, finally ended in November of last year.  Mr. Stancl was brought in for questioning about a bomb threat written on bathroom walls, which he stands accused of scrawling.  The threat closed New Berlin Eisenhower Middle and High School.  After his questioning, the victims began to come forward about their disturbing experience with Mr. Stancl and his alter-ego on Facebook.

Stancl's attorney, Craig Kuhary says his client will plead not guilty, but hopes to reach a plea agreement on the charges.  He states merely, "It's too early in the case for me to make a statement, other than the fact at some point we are going to go into events that had taken place earlier that might have had some impact on what he did here."

New Berlin Police Lt. Mike Glider believes there may be even more victims.  He is urging anyone Mr. Stancl contacted to come forward.

Mr. Stancl's preliminary hearing has been scheduled for February 26.  If convicted of all the charges, he could receive a maximum sentence of 300 years behind bars.



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RE: Idiots
By Seemonkeyscanfly on 2/5/2009 3:56:23 PM , Rating: 2
"What planet are you on? Most of the guys I know, and plenty of the women enjoy watching and participating in homosexual sex."

Ahhhh you are very, very, very wrong. I said most people on this planet, not most people you know. If most people on this planet were the way you are, you would not see so many families with little kids running around. You hang around a very small group of people (compared to the world population) if most of them are participating in homosexual sex. This is fine if you wish to be there, but do not believe that because most of the people you know are that way that most of the world is that way.

"As to the boys who got blackmailed - if they hadn't sent explicit sex photos, then they wouldn't have been blackmailed. I'm not suggesting that they deserved it, but they did something for it."

Actually you are saying they deserved it. Just like some people think because a girl wears a very short skirt with very tiny panties and a thin tube top for a shirt (basically showing the world all that she has...) deserves to be raped? In my book, no she does not. Of course she better expect to be starred at, hear all kinds of comments, and have photos taken as she walks around. In the same sense, just because these boys did a foolish thing (photos) does not mean that they should be raped. However, they should have expected comments and their photos to be looked at by others.
If someone wants to live a homosexual or any other lifestyle, ultimately it's their option. However, tricking others (blackmailing) into a different lifestyle is unacceptable.


RE: Idiots
By VaultDweller on 2/5/2009 5:01:32 PM , Rating: 2
I don't know... girl-on-girl action seems to have almost universal appeal amongst the men of the western world.


RE: Idiots
By Seemonkeyscanfly on 2/5/2009 5:28:42 PM , Rating: 2
That's because most of us guys are dirty dogs. We tend to think, well if I was really there in front of those to mega supper hot chicks and they were going at it and saw me standing there, they'd say, "Come over here big boy and play with us...use any or every hole you want. We are your sex toys..."

There is a difference between fantasy and reality…. Reality is where you find the broken dreams and handcuffs – not the fuzzy kind. :P


RE: Idiots
By wordsworm on 2/6/2009 2:35:43 AM , Rating: 1
"Ahhhh you are very, very, very wrong. I said most people on this planet, not most people you know. If most people on this planet were the way you are, you would not see so many families with little kids running around."

First you say that most people aren't like me, but then in reply to the other fellow you say "That's because most of us guys are dirty dogs,"

Which is it? Are you trying to say that most men want it or don't want it and it's just the guys I know? Or were you just being an idiot like the other wanker?


RE: Idiots
By Seemonkeyscanfly on 2/6/2009 11:43:25 AM , Rating: 2
The answer is you are the idiot. Read what I said... I said "that's becausee most of us guys are dirty dogs,". That does not mean most men are into homosexuality. It means they are dirty dogs incase you still do not understand, a dirty dog just wants to put his pecker into a girl...


RE: Idiots
By mars777 on 2/9/2009 10:47:32 PM , Rating: 2
Sorry for interrupting you but *Actually* you are wrong. The guy said he would like to get in where two girls are into homosexual acts.

Thats basically what you were commenting later.

Nowhere he said he would like to have homo sex.


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