He took 500 photographs, kept a diary of each assault and videotaped some of the assaults. These took place between October 1996 and the end of 1999.
Previously, in 1989, he had been convicted for gross indecency, and served six months in jail, when he was using the name Stephen Gosling. He was only found out, by chance, after being investigated for (unrelated) benefit fraud.
Despite this, he portrayed himself as an "expert" who had advised the government and public bodies on how to protect children from child sexual offenders. King was a member of the Paedophile Information Exchange. When the Sentencing Advisory Panel (SAP) asked for public consultation on sentencing, King submitted his opinions. While his name was listed in the final report from the SAP that was submitted to the Court of Appeal, it was listed as a response that was "not helpful." At the time of his sentencing, there was confusion in the media with some papers reporting that he lectured before audiences of police officers. It was later explained that he simply worked for a company that arranged such lectures, but was not involved in lecturing himself.
Police call for ISP assistance: As the fight against paedophile activity on the Internet intensifies, Ben Carter discovers that some senior police officers are unhappy with the level of action being taken by ISPs. (Insight).
Jan 10, 2002; LAST MONTH, POLICE OFFICERS from around the world swooped on a ring of Paedophiles who had been using the Internet to...