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University of Maryland student charged in child porn sting
Washington Examiner ^ | 3/27/2013 | Scott McCabe

Posted on 03/28/2013 6:22:06 AM PDT by markomalley

A University of Maryland student awaiting trial on child pornography charges was arrested in a separate case this week after he arranged to have sex with someone he thought was a 12-year-old girl, authorities say.

Court documents describe how 18-year-old freshman Akshay Rajshekar walked to class Monday while discussing final plans to have sex with the girl and her father.

Rajshekar, a freshman from Salisbury, Md., was already facing charges of possession and distribution of child pornography following an investigation by the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office. He had been indicted and arrested in November, released on bond and allowed to return to school.

Crystal Brown, a university spokeswoman, could not say why Rajshekar was allowed to attend classes this spring while charged with numerous felony counts. Sign Up for the Daily E-dition newsletter!

But on spring break last week, Rajshekar began searching for other people interested in child pornography, according to charging papers filed in federal court in D.C.

Rajshekar on March 18 answered a Craigslist advertisement posted by a man who told Rajshekar that he was into incest and was willing to share the girl with Rajshekar, according to charging documents.

"Wow, that's hot.. I really want to experience what it is like...," Rajshekar responded, according to charging documents. "...I have been trying to meet other [pedophiles] online with similar interest...it's hard as hell."

It turns out Rajshekar was chatting with a D.C. police detective.

Rajshekar told the undercover detective that he wanted to meet in person and have sex with the man's daughter, charging documents said. He then sent six pornographic images to the undercover detectives in a file called "Kindergarten."

Rajshekar and the detective chatted over several days and agreed to meet in the District to meet with the detective's purported 12-year-old girl.

Rajshekar said he lived in College Park and would have to take the Metro into D.C. after his 3 o'clock class Monday.

Rajshekar was arrested Monday evening when he showed up at the prearranged location. He was being held Wednesday without bond.

David Irwin, Rajshekar's attorney in the Wicomico case, said he learned of the investigation Tuesday and could not comment because he had not seen the charging documents or talked to his client yet.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: pedophiles; porn; sexoffenders; umd

1 posted on 03/28/2013 6:22:06 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

They need to make sure he goes to the state pen and not Penn State.


2 posted on 03/28/2013 6:25:37 AM PDT by polkajello
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To: markomalley
"was already facing charges of possession and distribution of child pornography following an investigation by the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office. He had been indicted and arrested in November, released on bond and allowed to return to school."

Only one cure. From personal experience with these types, I can tell you, without a doubt that you don't have to be particularly religious to believe there's something evil out there, and it wants our children.
3 posted on 03/28/2013 6:31:17 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: markomalley

The “Interweb” where men are men, women are men, and little girls are FBI agents....


4 posted on 03/28/2013 6:39:19 AM PDT by The SISU kid (I think they taste like Barbie dolls smell.)
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To: PowderMonkey

This boy must make his parents proud!


5 posted on 03/28/2013 6:50:15 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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Has the guy never watched “To Catch A Predator?


6 posted on 03/28/2013 6:52:33 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: markomalley

Getting an early start on being a dirty old man.


7 posted on 03/28/2013 6:55:33 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: markomalley

Akshay Rajshekar - enuf said


8 posted on 03/28/2013 6:57:02 AM PDT by edcoil (If the man was accused of leadership, there would not be enough evidence to convict him.)
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To: markomalley
Craigslist trap LOL,
This moron must have never seen the TV cable show ‘To catch a predator’

Police have it easy with morons like this.

9 posted on 03/28/2013 7:03:05 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: Graybeard58

They’re driven and possessed. We had two children (sisters) snatched and murdered in my old neighborhood. While the entire place was swarmed by search teams on horseback, Sheriff’s deputies and citizens on foot, state police helicopters, full coverage by local news...another man sat in his car down the street from my front door for an entire morning, surveilling his next victims through binoculars. Despite being in the very midst of the most intensive law enforcement action in the county’s history, and in broad daylight, he attempted to snatch my next door neighbor’s two little girls from their front porch. Fortunately, my son spotted him and intervened before the perp could pull the girls into his car. That’s how driven these people are.


10 posted on 03/28/2013 7:09:40 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: markomalley

“Akshay Rajshekar walked to class Monday while discussing final plans to have sex with the girl and her father”

Wow, a three-some no less!

Akshay - must be a traditional Amish name....


11 posted on 03/28/2013 7:15:46 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: The SISU kid

This guy has to be pretty stupid.


12 posted on 03/28/2013 7:20:30 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: markomalley
All cultures are equal doncha know?

And hey, she's twice as old as Aisha, the bride of that most perfect of all men, Mohammad...

13 posted on 03/28/2013 7:24:33 AM PDT by null and void (If the government is so worried about civil disturbance, why are they working so hard to disturb us?)
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To: PowderMonkey

Give your son a pat on the back for me, please?


14 posted on 03/28/2013 7:26:42 AM PDT by null and void (If the government is so worried about civil disturbance, why are they working so hard to disturb us?)
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To: markomalley
Normally I give the 18-19 year olds boys a little more leeway when it comes to chasing the underage girls compared to a 50 year old man doing the same thing. (The boys should be horsewhipped by the girls dad as opposed to being locked up and labeled a sex offender). However this guy seems to have purposely been looking for young girls and saying he was a pedophile. So I say throw the book at him.
15 posted on 03/28/2013 7:29:23 AM PDT by apillar
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To: markomalley

He ought to move to Valparaiso from what I saw walking around the streets there.


16 posted on 03/28/2013 7:31:05 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: edcoil
Akshay Rajshekar - enuf said

Sounds Indian. Some Indians are Muslim (nine is fine- MadMo) but not all.

17 posted on 03/28/2013 7:54:27 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: markomalley

And to think we’d have it over the ancient Greeks who, despite their pedophilia ridden social orders, evidently knew that its extension to homosexual marriage would wreck their whole socety.


18 posted on 03/28/2013 8:10:35 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: PowderMonkey

I recently showed my children where the escape latch is in the car trunk by actually locking them in the trunk and letting them “escape”, required on cars starting in 2001.

Could help save a life.


19 posted on 03/28/2013 9:43:25 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: Graybeard58

Excellent. I taught my kids an effective escape technique, which subsequently got us all into trouble with the school principal when it was used to great effect on a local playground bully. When your attacker grabs you by the arm, firmly grasp the pinky finger of the hand clasped on your arm, and quickly snap it upwards until you hear the bones crack. That’s when the hand opens, the screaming and yelling commences, and time to beat feet!


20 posted on 03/28/2013 12:46:18 PM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: markomalley; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; cindy-true-supporter; ..

Glad they stopped him.

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


21 posted on 03/29/2013 6:43:39 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drag Me From Hell!)
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