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Tammy Martin Case: Female Pedophiles

Illustrating that pedophiles come in all sexes, all ages and all sizes, 48 year old Tammy Samson-Martin of Carthage, New York pled guilty to “sexually exploiting three children over the course of several years.” 

In her guilty plea, Samson-Martin admitted “engaging three children in sexually explicit conduct with another person and making images of the abuse for years.” 

Faces of pedophiles. Tammy Samson-Martin. Confessed pedophile. Pedophiles look like this. US Attorneys Office

“Authorities say Martin admitted to at least 34 separate occasions in which she subjected at least three victims to sexually explicit conduct between 2002 and 2008. The victims were ages 3, 4 and 6 when their abuse began.” 

It is possible that Martin was engaged in paid distribution of child porn on the dark net, though the newspaper accounts make no such allegation. Cryptocurrencies make micro payments fast, sure, pseudonymous and simple, enabling child porn distributors to sell videos and images of child molestation. Such transactions are difficult to detect when they are conducted on the dark web.

Faces of pedophiles. Clif Seaway. Pedophiles look like this. US Attorneys Office

Martin’s accessories in these crimes of child abuse were Clif Seaway, aged 59, and Tammy LaMere, aged 45. 

One account states that “The complaint against the three people from the US Attorney’s Office charged them with “employing, using, persuading, inducing or enticing minors to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing visual depictions of such conduct” for several years.

Faces of pedophiles. Tammy LaMere. Pedophiles look like this. US Attorneys Office

The news account explains that Seaway and LaMere are accused of exploiting two minors, while Martin is accused of exploiting the same two victims and a third. One victim was allegedly abused for nearly a decade. 

According to WWNY-TV in Watertown, Martin is Seaway’s ex-wife and LaMere is his current girlfriend. Though their relationships changed, their obsession with child porn overcame it. 

“Court documents obtained by WWNY also allege one of the victims was sexually abused from the age of 6 months up until they were 10 years old.” 

Another case of a Female Pedophile 

Reported in August 2017, a 38 year old married Michigan mother of two was jailed for “up to 15 years for sleeping with two underage teenage boys.”

Mrs. “Brooke Lajiness shopped for children on popular social media app Snapchat “like groceries” and lured the young boys in with nude sexual photos.” 

Faces of pedophiles. Brooke Lajiness. Pled guilty to multiple counts of child sex with 14 & 15 year old boys. Pedophiles look like this. New York Post

The article continues, “Judge David Swartz sentence Lajiness to four years and nine months, up to 15 years, for her guilty plea on multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct.” 

“Lajiness pleaded guilty in June to third-degree criminal sexual conduct for oral sex with the 15 year old, two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct for intercourse with the 14 year old, one count of accosting a child for immoral purposes and one count of furnishing obscenity to children for sending nude photographs of herself to a minor.” 

Another Female Pedophile

In another case reported in April 2017, Roselle Catholic High School technology teacher Theresa Hrindo, 25, faces 2 counts of sexual assault, 2 counts of endangering the welfare of a child, and 1 count of hindering apprehension after allegedly molesting a 16 year old student on multiple occasions  between 2016 and 2017. 

Faces of pedophiles. Theresa Hrindo. Pedophiles look like this. Union County Prosecutors Office

Ms. Hrindo was ordered released from jail under the condition that she make no contact with the student in question and cannot teach or supervise children. 

She deleted incriminating photos from the victim’s phone, resulting in the hindering charge. Her job at Roselle Catholic was her first known position, which she accepted after graduating from Kean University with a degree in graphic design. She does not have a teaching license.

Ms. Hrindo was herself a graduate of Roselle Catholic in 2010. She graduated from Kean University in 2014.

The sexual relationship was reported by the Archdiocese of Newark, which has jurisdiction over Roselle Catholic. She was suspended. Archdiocese spokesman Jim Goodness stated:

“This is certainly something we’re very concerned about, and we don’t accept this kind of behavior or action. It’s very clearly against all school and diocesan policies, and plus, it’s against the law.”

Yet another Female Pedophile

Jessie Lorene Goline, age 25, admitted to committing sexual acts with multiple underage students. She was charged with 1st degree sexual assault. 

Faces of pedophiles. Jessie Lorene Goline. Pedophiles look like this. Craighead County Sheriffs Office.  

A Miscellany of Pedophile Teachers in New Jersey

These photos of New Jersey teachers are presented in no particular order. I collected them from a single page on They appear to consist of teachers arrested or convicted for crimes of pedophilia against students in 2015, though the page was updated in 2017. 

As we have seen, pedophiles occur in many professions, but common to all of them is proximity to their meat, to children. 

Faces of pedophiles. Sharon H. Gonzalez. Pedophiles look like this. Salem County Correctional Facility

Faces of pedophiles. Linda Hardan pled guilty to oral sex with 14 and 16 year old students. Pedophiles look like this. Passaic County Prosecutors Office

Faces of pedophiles. Nolan Johnson, technical theater teacher at Hun School in Princeton, plea bargained to sexual contact with a 16 year old student. Pedophiles look like this. Princeton Police Department

Faces of pedophiles. Marc-Andrew Marucci. High School teacher admitted to sexual contact with a 17 year old student. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. Keith McGee, art teacher, pled guilty to sexual touching with 16 year old female student. Pedophiles look like this. Jersey Journal

Faces of pedophiles. Jaclyn Melillo, convicted of sexual assault on 2 male high school students, sentenced to 4 years in state prison. Pedophiles look like this. Middlesex County Prosecutors Office

Faces of pedophiles. Roger Schneider, assistant principal, sexual touching of a 15 year old teenager. Pedophiles look like this. Roxbury School District

Faces of pedophiles. Richard Super, sexted a 13 year old girl. Pedophiles look like this. Cumberland County Prosecutors Office

Faces of pedophiles. Lauren Mitchell, 2d grade teacher had sex with a 15 year old girl. Pedophiles look like this. Bergen County Prosecutors Office

Faces of pedophiles. Nicole Dufault, High School teacher, committed sexual assault on 6 male high school students. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. Scott Van Hoven, high school teacher, sentenced to 6 years for a sexual relationship with a 16 year old girl. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. Eric Strand, 57, had criminal sexual contact with a 14 year old girl. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. Rick C. Gazzola, high school social studies teacher. This animal was sentenced to 8 years in state prison for sexual assault on a 3 year old girl. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. John Q. Angeline, high school teacher, aggravated criminal sexual contact, sexual assault, and endangering. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. Nicholas DePue, age 29, high school teacher. Sentenced to 5 years for sex with 2 students. Pedophiles look like this. Monmouth County Prosecutors Office

Faces of pedophiles. William Jacobs, 33 years old, high school gym teacher. Had sex with a 17 year old girl. Pedophiles look like this. New Jersey State Police

Faces of pedophiles. Darren Ventre, girls basketball coach charged for sex with a minor. Pedophiles look like this. Middlesex County Prosecutors Office

Faces of pedophiles. Elyse Cromwell, pled guilty to sex with a 14 year old male student. Pedophiles look like this. The Jersey Journal

Faces of pedophiles. Jason Fennes, age 40, 1st degree sexual assault on a child. Pedophiles look like this. Somerset County Prosecutors Office

Faces of pedophiles. Donald Dewitt, age 65, pled guilty to a sexual relationship with a 16 year old student and received a 4 year sentence. Pedophiles look like this. Bergen County Prosecutors Office.  

Faces of the accused. Chong-Hwa Chang, a prison teacher, had sex with an inmate. Facebook

Faces of the accused. Brian Fogelson was charged with sex crimes 40 years ago in Canada.

Faces of pedophiles. Michael J. Martino, age 41, was charged with sexual assault of a student. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. Edmund J. Harman, age 26, was charged with fondling a student.

Faces of pedophiles. Fatima Grupico, high school history teacher, was charged with sexual assault on a 17 year old male. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. Neal E. Ziskind, history teacher, charged with luring and sexual assault of a 15 year old girl. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. Keri Ann Brekne, middle school teacher, pled guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a student. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. Jaime Rodriguez, age 33, a music teacher, committed sexual assault on a 17 year old student. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. Gary J. Minervi, a high school math teacher, committed sexual assault on 16 and 18 year old teens. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. Mallory Christ, age 29, high school teacher charged with child endangerment, she sent 2 "inappropriate" pictures to a male student.

Faces of pedophiles. Leo Donaldson, aka Leo Inglima, age 30, high school coach and teacher assaulted 2 teenage boys. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. Arthur Vespignani, age 42, an elementary school teacher, had thousands of child porn pics on his computer and attempted to lure a 14 year old to a motel for sex. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. Abelardo Romero, pled guilty to child sexual abuse. Pedophiles look like this. Essex County Prosecutors Office

Faces of pedophiles. Nicholas Kita, had sex with a 16 year old female student. Pedophiles look like this. Somerset County Prosecutors Office

Faces of pedophiles. Jenna Leahey, convicted of sexting with a male student. Pedophiles look like this.

Faces of pedophiles. Nicole McDonough had sex with 18 year old male students. Pedophiles look like this.

You Cannot Make This Up: And Now, a Navy SEAL 

SEAL Team 1 operator Gregory Kyle Seerden, 31, pled guilty to a single count of producing child porn, a crime that invokes a mandatory minimum of 15 years in federal prison, and 5 years of probation. He will also register as a sexual offender. 

Mr. Seerden filmed himself molesting a sleeping 5 year old girl, touching her with his penis as she slept. He was apprehended with the usual large cache of child porn on his electronic devices, in his case, some 78 separate child porn images. 

Faces of pedophiles. Gregory Kyle Seerden, Navy SEAL. Pedophiles look like this. 

Mr. Seerden will also face state and military charges under the UCMJ. 

Upon inspection, Mr. Serden’s phone revealed “images of prepubescent children that were naked and engaged in sexual acts.” Investigators also found bestiality porn. Then there was the bondage porn with children. 

Faces of pedophiles. Gregory Kyle Seerden, Navy SEAL. Pedophiles look like this. Western Tidewater Regional Jail

Mrs. Kelsey McCarter, the Coach's Wife

And yet one more.

The wife of a high school football coach pled guilty to raping a 16 year old who played on her husband’s team. Mrs. Kelsey McCarter, age 27, pled guilty to 6 counts of statutory rape and one count of exploitation of a minor by electronic means. 

She agreed to a plea deal accepting a minimum sentence of 3 years in prison. 

Her husband, Justin McCarter invited the student at South-Doyle High School in Knoxville to live with his family after the teen manifested behavioral problems. His older brother also lived with the couple. Assistant Football Coach McCarter resigned from his position at the high school in February, 2016, according to WJHL and the Knoxville News Sentinel. 

Faces of pedophiles. Kelsey McCarter, pled guilty to statutory rape of a 16 year old boy. Pedophiles look like this. Knox County Sheriffs Office

Local media at the Knoxville News Sentinel reported that “Her husband is strongly supportive of her.” 

A glimpse into the situation reveals that Coach McCarter reported to a school administrator, Assistant Principal Clark Duncan, that the unnamed student was “blackmailing” him with a photograph, apparently of his wife topless. 

The student rejected the allegation. 

A Young Pedophile

Police in August 2017 reported a rape in Roe Green Park in Brent, West London, committed in May 2017 by a 13 year old perpetrator against a 12 year old victim as he walked to school. 

This case is unusual due to the ages of the rapist and the victim, making it impossible to illustrate the case with photographs. 

Police used CCTV footage to identify the rapist, and the victim identified him from a photo layout. Forensic samples later matched both victim and rapist. A prosecutor stated, “A DNA match was taken from the underwear he was wearing that matched both him and the victim.”

Convicted of rape of a child younger than 13, inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity, and kidnapping, the young rapist will be sentenced in October, 2017. 

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A Litany of Pedophiles 40

Pedophiles from Other Agencies

In April, 2012, TSA agent Jose E. Salgado, aged 59, was charged with possession of child porn. 

A blog called TSA News documented child porn charges among TSA employees until 2016. Apparently the blogger got tired after that date. The arrests chronicled below occurred in 2011. There is nothing noteworthy about 2011. I could have focused on pedophiles arrested in 2010, or in 2012, and made the same point: there is an epidemic of pedophilia underway. 

I do not think that TSA in particular has a pedophile problem. I think that aggregators like this blogger merely focus and document elements of an epidemic that is rampant throughout Western society. 

TSA Agent Scott Wilson 

Scott Wilson, aged 41, was arrested in Baltimore after an undercover agent downloaded child porn from his computer using a file sharing program. 

Wilson was charged on two felony child porn counts. Wilson admitted that he “sometimes masturbates to the images of child pornography.” Quoted in a document posted on The Smoking Gun, “Wilson stated that he knows that he has a problem.”

A forensic preview of Wilson’s electronic devices revealed videos and photos “depicting prepubescent females engaged in sexually explicit conduct with adults.”

Other videos depicted “a prepubescent female engaged in masturbation and anal sex with an adult male.”

TSA Agent Andrew W. Cheever

In Boston, Andrew W. Cheever, aged 33, was apprehended on child porn charges after the execution of a search warrant on his premises yielded “approximately 2,000 images of child pornography and several uniform items bearing the TSA logo.” 

In March, 2012, Cheever was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison and five years probation. He pled guilty to charges of possession of child porn. 

TSA Agent David Ralph Anderson 

In Spring Creek, Idaho, David Ralph Anderson, aged 61, was in custody after a girl “younger than 14” alleged that on 7 to 10 occasions in a one year period he “taught the victim about various sexual acts” and engaged in sexual contact touching each other’s genitals. 

Accused pedophile David Ralph Anderson, age 61. Elko Daily Free Press

TSA Agent Paul David Rains

In Orlando, former TSA agent Paul David Rains, aged 62, faced charges including child pornography and sexual battery and lewd and lascivious assault and sexual performance by a child.

Accused pedophile Paul David Rains, TSA agent. Home Facts.  

TSA Screener Thomas Gordon, Jr 

In Philadelphia, a TSA screener at Philadelphia International Airport was accused of distributing more than 100 images of child porn via Facebook. TSA officer Thomas Gordon, Jr., aged 46, “uploaded explicit pictures of young girls to an internet site on which he also posted a photograph of himself in his TSA uniform.”

Accused pedophile, Thomas Gordon, Jr. AFGE

Other articles stated of Mr. Gordon, “He had over 600 images and videos of child sex abuse including children as young as six years old which were described as “horrific.”

An Endless Litany of TSA Pedophiles 

In Londonderry, New Hampshire, Dwayne Valerio, aged 44, was arrested on 5 counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault. “The victim is a juvenile.”

Faces of pedophiles. Dwayne Valerio, TSA Agent, age 45. Convicted pedophile. Pedophiles look like this. Union Leader

Mr. Valerio pled guilty to 2 counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault and was sentenced to 10-20 years in prison. His victim was 12 at the age of the crime. 

Again in Orlando, 57 year old TSA officer Charles Bennett of Winter Garden was reported to the police by a 15 year old girl. The girl alleged that Bennett “touched her inappropriately…when she was twelve.” 

Faces of pedophiles. Charles Henry Bennett. Admitted child molester. Pedophiles look like this. New York Daily News

Bennett also admitted to asking the girl to be his sex slave in a written statement to police. Mr. Bennett was sentenced to 10 years probation and registration as a sexual offender. Yes, just 10 years of probation. 

Again in Boston, Sean Shanahan, aged 45, was arraigned on charges of statutory rape, enticement of a child and indecent assault and battery on a person 14 years old or older. 

Faces of pedophiles. Sean Shanahan, convicted of statutory rape of a minor. Pedophiles look like this. Medium

A former TSA agent, Mr. Shanahan was sentenced to 3-5 years in prison, 10 years on probation, and registration as a sexual offender. 

The blogger observes that “these are just the 2011 incidents!” Explaining, the blogger notes that there were probably even more incidents that year involving just TSA employees. 

TSA offered an alibi: 

“…every TSA employee is subject to a significant background check, including criminal history.” 

Obviously TSA checks are failing, and failing badly. 

Again in Baltimore, Roger Loughry, Sr., 57, was convicted on charges of advertising, conspiracy and distribution of child porn. He was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison. Loughry was a site admin on a pedophile website called The Cache. 

Andrew Smeal, a 39 year old Florida TSA agent, was charged on 25 counts of child porn possession

Faces of pedophiles. Andrew Smeal. Pedophiles look like this. Broward Sheriff Department

TSA Employee, Former Priest, Thomas Harkins

In 2012 CBS learned that a Catholic priest removed from ministry for charges of pedophilia was employed by TSA at Philadelphia International Airport. 

Faces of pedophiles. Defrocked priest Thomas Harkins, TSA agent. Pedophiles look like this. From the Left

Thomas Harkins, aged 65, was removed by the Diocese of Camden in 2002. In a lawsuit, Mr. Harkins was accused of sexually abusing an 11 year old girl between 10-15 times in 1980 and 1981. Harkins was a priest at Saint Anthony of Padua parish in Hammerton, NJ. 

TSA Agent Miguel Angel Quinones 

In New Hampshire, a former TSA employee, Miguel Angel Quinones, aged 38, was indicted on multiple charges of possession of child sex abuse. 

Faces of pedophiles. Miguel Angel Quinones. Pedophiles look like this. New Hampshire Union Leader

A forensic search of electronic devices that he safeguarded in his personal TSA locker yielded more than 1,000 images and one video depicting child sex abuse. 

Other Pedophile Government Employees

Bureau of Indian Affairs Engineer Jasper Neil Blair

A former civil engineer in the Portland office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs was sentenced to 2 and a half years in federal prison for possession of child porn. Jasper Neil Blair, aged 37, pled guilty to knowingly possessing an image of a 6 year old girl being sexually abused. 

Faces of pedophiles. Jasper Neal Blair. Pedophiles look like this. Home Facts

Mr. Blair was additionally ordered to to serve 10 years of court supervision upon his release, and to register as a sexual offender. Mr. Blair was detected when a Department of the Interior official observed child porn transiting through the organization’s servers. Mr. Blair must also register as a sex offender. 

Mr. Blair was sharing child porn. 

Corrections Officer Leon Perry Brooks, Sr. 

A former Corrections officer, 39 year old Leon Perry Brooks, Sr., was charged on multiple child porn accounts in 2013. 

State Probation Officer Gerald J. Silva 

In another case of the fox watching the hen house, a Rhode Island state probation officer assigned to the sex offender unit was charged with child sex offenses. Mr. Gerald J. Silva, 59, was convicted on 6 counts of receiving child porn and one count of possession and sentenced to 6 years in prison. 

Mr. Silva was exposed when authorities examined the business records of Azov Films, a Toronto company doing business in more than 90 countries. Mr. Silva purchased 75 different videos depicting child porn, spending some $1,589 via the Azov website. 

Mr. Silva claimed that he ordered and collected the videos as part of a project that he undertook as a state probation officer. 

Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest 

Stuart Forrest, a 62 year old Chief Probation Officer of San Mateo County, CA, was sentenced to 10 months in jail for child porn offenses that included possession of material depicting the abuse of young bound boys. Mr. Forrest had more than 400 images and videos. 

Faces of pedophiles. Stuart Forrest. Pedophiles look like this. Medium

Supervisor Sex Offender Unit Larry Franco

The Supervisor of Adult Probation and Parole and Sex Offender Unit in New Mexico, Mr. Larry Franco, 56, was charged with 2 counts of 4th degree felony sexual exploitation of a minor and with 1 count of tampering with evidence. “He was producing child porn.” 

Faces of pedophiles. Larry Franco. Pedophiles look like this. Medium

He was later charged with 26 additional child porn related counts. Mr. Franco was sentenced to 8 years in prison, 10 years of probation, and registration as a sexual offender. 

Sex Offender Parole Officer James Leone 

James Leone, 50, was a state parole officer who supervised parole officers supervising sex offenders who was previously a New York City child abuse investigator with the New York City Child Welfare Bureau. Mr. Leone was arrested for downloading images depicting the sexual abuse of 10 or 12 year old girls. 

Faces of pedophiles. James Leone searched for "preteen hardcore" child porn. Pedophiles look like this. Medium

Mr. Leone conducted online searches for “preteen hardcore.” 

State Parole Officer Porter Griffith

Parole officer Barry Porter Griffith, 45, was detected using “significant internet bandwidth” to view porn online using a state owned computer. Remotely viewing the websites that Griffith was accessing revealed that he was viewing child porn from his office. 

Mr. Griffith later surrendered 2 personal computers containing child porn to investigators, and was sentenced to 42 months in prison. 

Corrections Officer James Kriegner 

A 43 year old Corrections officer with Mercer County, NJ, James Kriegner, was charged with downloading more than 100 images depicting child porn. 

Forensic examination of his electronic devices later revealed that he created child porn in the course of raping a 15 year old girl, his niece by marriage. 

Faces of pedophiles. James Kriegner, created child porn with his 15 year old niece. Pedophiles look like this.  Bucks County Courier Times

Mr. Kriegner then negotiated a guilty plea to a cornucopia of child porn charges including: statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful contact with a minor, sexual abuse of children-photographing, filming, depicting on computer or filming sexual acts (child pornography), aggravated indecent assault, criminal use of communications facility, corruption of minors, and indecent assault. 

He was additionally determined to be a Sexually Violent Predator, and was then sentenced to 6 to 15 years imprisonment to be followed by 5 years of probation and registration as a sexual offender. 

Dr. Handrahan’s standard setting work can be accessed through her article on the Loskarn case, as well as her other publications linked below, which segued into an incredible exposé of what can only be characterized as an epidemic. 

In the course of stepping through the links included in Dr. Handrahan’s article, I encountered the case featured in my next installment.

Links in order of precedence. 

This is my 40th installment on the pedophilia epidemic. 

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