An Elgin woman became "so angry" after finding nude pictures of her husband's mistress on their home computer, she decided to tell "the whole world about it" by publicly posting the explicit images on Facebook, Cook County prosecutors said Monday. Ramona Martinez-Ayala discovered the images when she was scrolling through her husband's Facebook messages after he didn't log out of his account on the couple's computer on Aug. Martinez-Ayala, who was arrested Sunday, was charged with one felony count of nonconsensual dissemination of sexual images and was released on her own recognizance Monday. For the full story, visit chicago. Elgin woman accused of posting nude photos of husband's mistress.
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The girl, whose name has not been released, was arrested last week and charged in juvenile court with possessing criminal tools and the illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material, said Licking County, Ohio, prosecutor Ken Oswalt. Her alleged actions are part of what some in law enforcement say is a growing problem around the country. During a court appearance this week, the teen denied the charges, according to Oswalt. Her lawyer declined to comment. If a picture of you found its way onto the Internet, that's going to haunt you, potentially forever. If convicted, the girl could face a sentence of anywhere from probation to several years in a juvenile detention center.
Nude photos, lewd text messages, and other intimate visual and written material on cell phones and smartphones are becoming a hot topic in the media. While this may result in serious consequences for adults if caught, teenage sexting poses even greater problems. According to GuardChild.
By Mark Theoharis. Since cell phones first saw widespread adoption in the s, they've become not just ever present, but have developed vastly expanded capabilities, such as the ability to take and instantly share photos. Some states have adopted laws that prescribe penalties aimed specifically at teenagers or adolescents who send such photos. These laws make the penalties for teen sexting less severe than if an adult would send similar photos to an under-age person.