Madison Zezzo along with her mom, Erin, had been all smiles sitting in Pennsylvania Representative Brian Fitzpatrick’s workplace on Tuesday. At age 13, Madison ended up being cyberstalked by her previous friend that is best’s father— twice.
Influenced by her tale, Fitzpatrick delivered the overcome Online Predators Act to Congress.
Madison’s tale were only available in 2013, whenever her then closest friend’s dad started messaging her on Facebook. As Erin told Dearly, the messages had been innocent in the beginning.
“At first we read it, it had been extremely innocent. It had been like, ‘Hey how are you currently? ‘ ‘Hey Happy Thanksgiving. ‘ ‘Hey We heard you harm yourself. ‘ They certainly were innocent things, not necessarily things i’d like you speaking to my son or daughter on, but absolutely nothing bad either. Being I just thought it was a friendly conversation that she was friends with his daughter. You kind of enter this denial. ”
But as time proceeded, Madison began to feel uneasy in regards to the communication she ended up being having with 51-year-old Shane Holderer on social networking. She informed her mom that the communications she was being sent by him had turned sexual in the wild and Erin notified authorities.
Holderer ultimately pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge that is stalking. He had been sentenced to probation and guidance.
Erin told Dearly she and Madison were assured that Holderer would never bother the teenager again that she was initially shocked by how light Holderer’s sentence was, but both. Continue reading “Dad Guilty of Cyberstalking Teen’s closest friend Wasn’t Convicted of Intercourse Crime— The Law did Provide that is n’t for”