After doing his usual thing of masturbating in front of the webcam, Ritter announced he was signing off to take a shower.
Not so fast, retorted the officer: Ritter turned himself in.
Even more tellingly, he accidentally said he ("she") was at the office when "she" was supposed to be home from school, a glaring error that "she" immediately corrected. Criminologist Robyn Lincoln of Bond University and forensic psychologist Ian R.
At his trial, he testified that he never for a moment believed he was talking to a minor; he assumed he was chatting with a bored housewife pretending to be 15.
Ritter didn’t receive much public gratitude for his efforts to avert a costly and destructive war.
At first, the meetings took place in cars or out-of-the-way places.