ARCHIVES: Babysitter Accused Of Making Sex Video With Child

A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to answering an online advertisement for baby-sitting work and then using the client's child to make a pornographic video.

Aaron Jay Lemon admitted Wednesday to producing the video in a plea deal with federal prosecutors. The 23-year-old also admitted to coercing a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct.

The plea agreement says Lemon filmed the child in St. Paul after seeking the baby-sitting job through Craigslist.

The U.S. Attorney's office says the case was part of a project that encourages agencies to investigate the sexual exploitation of children over the Internet.

The office says Lemon faces a maximum of 30 years in prison.

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  • by don Location: wash on Sep 6, 2011 at 07:02 AM
    oh my, 30 yrs. that will teach him. It's a joke. Any child molester should recieve the death penalty. No matter what. All that agree please post.
  • by Danny on Mar 5, 2011 at 05:15 AM
    Sad for the child but the parents are to blame. Maybe they should not be allowed to have anymore offspring...... Craiglist for a babysitter??
  • by aris Location: bandung on Dec 8, 2010 at 10:30 AM
  • by Lee on Nov 19, 2010 at 05:24 AM
    Law enforcement needs to shut down Craigslist once and for all. Parents never should use it to obtain a babysitter - ask family, friends, or co-workers - never strangers.
  • by sj Location: gvegas on Sep 10, 2010 at 04:35 AM
    After all the scams that are reported on sites such as this and others, who in there right mind would think....Hey....i need a babysitter, where would i get one....i think finding someone in the internet is a good idea....Parents....unless you havent heard any warnings....never ever ever ever alow a stranger into your house to keep your kids.....NEVER
  • by Anonymous Location: ENC on Sep 3, 2010 at 05:39 PM
    Okay so you go to craigslist to find a babysitter, red flag number 1. Then you hire a 23 year old man who obviously LOVES children, red flag number 2. What were the parent(s) thinking (or not?) Children are a gift, not possessions to be handed off to total strangers so mom & dad can have a night out. I hope this man gets put away for a long time, and I hope the parents of this poor kid seek counseling for him/her and think long and hard the next time they decide to shop around online for a babysitter.
  • by gntcpw on Aug 28, 2010 at 06:06 AM
    I can understand the need for a babysitter, but their are plenty of places to look other than Craigs List. The parents are crazy for advertising there.
  • by what? Location: g-ville on Aug 3, 2010 at 10:58 AM
    To: Data Man, How did this become political?
  • by oh my Location: gville on Jul 24, 2010 at 09:36 PM
    well sir bottoms up
  • by local Location: jville on Jul 23, 2010 at 06:05 PM
    I normal don't care for pitbulls and then there's comes a time when there needed for special creeps.
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