A man has been jailed after he tried to arrange for a baby to be brought to his home to be sexually abused.
Thomas Harrison, 30, messaged a man to bring a child to his house in Streatham Avenue, Mossley Hill, Liverpool, on 27 July.
He was instead met by officers from Merseyside Police and the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit (NWROCU) who had been investigating him.
He was arrested and later charged with arranging or facilitating the commission of a child sexual offence.
No child was ever taken to the house or harmed.
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CHICAGO — An Elmhurst man who operated a fraudulent business has been jailed in Will County on numerous felony charges, including home repair fraud and money laundering.
Edmund Kavanaugh, 46, operated a business known as “Goliath Construction Corporation”, which offered home repair, roofing, HVAC and appliances.
One family that fell victim to his fraudulent practices is glad that Kavanaugh will be unable to continue his illegal practices, which date back to 1995.
“We are thrilled he’s off the street and cannot take someone else’s deposit,” one Duggan sister said.
The sisters were referred to Kavanaugh on the “Moms of Beverly” Facebook page from a woman that turned out to be fictitious.
The Duggan family had spent over $8,000 for materials on a job that Kavanaugh said would cost over $32,000, to which he offered a payment plan.
The Duggan sisters said Kavanaugh showed them all of his papers, license, referrals