A WOMAN told how strangers turned up at her house asking for sex after her boyfriend secretly filmed her naked and uploaded the footage along with her address to porn sites. Sharon Thompson, 40, had no idea that her then partner, Darren Rowe, 49, had hidden cameras around their house — even while she was pregnant. Builder Rowe was eventually caught when police traced the IP addresses from the sex website adverts to a house where Darren had been doing building work on. In October , Rowe was convicted of disclosing private sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress but only received a suspended sentence.
She told how she met "deviant sexual predator" Rowe at secondary school after he became best pals with her brother. In December , Sharon introduced Rowe to her children and a month later, he moved into her home.
Two years later, in March , when Sharon was eight months pregnant, a stranger knocked on her door. Darren had uploaded the footage to tons of sex and swinger websites. He also had dirty conversations with men using my name and picture on Snapchat and WhatsApp. Then he'd sent them to our house. Over the next six months, Sharon received hundreds of messages every day from strangers on Facebook. In October , Darren Rowe, 49, of Rowley Regis, Birmingham, pleaded guilty to two counts of disclosing private sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress at Wolverhampton Crown Court.
Revenge porn is one of the UK's newest crimes as cops and politicians look to clamp down on a growing trend of ex-partners humiliating their former lovers. The consequences of Revenge Porn can be devastating but people are often unaware of the risks or what they should do if they become a victim. Anyone can become a target of revenge porn but in the majority of cases the offender is known to the victim. Victim Support, an independent charity which provides help and information to victims of crime, say it is important for people targeted through explicit pictures not to suffer in silence.
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