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Fla. Assistant U.S. Attorney Arrested In Child Sex Sting

(h/t BillW) Yet another sex scandal--this time, from a DoJ official.** While this was a sting operation and there was no actual victim, the details

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Yet another sex scandal--this time, from a DoJ official.** While this was a sting operation and there was no actual victim, the details released in this video make it clear that Atchison has had sexual contact with young children in the past. As a word of caution for those with children, this video contains some graphic details which are not suitable for them.

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A U.S. Justice Department official has been arrested on suspicion of traveling to Detroit over the weekend to have sex with a minor.

John David R. Atchison, 53, an assistant U.S. attorney from the northern district of Florida, was arraigned in U.S. District Court in Detroit Monday afternoon.

An undercover officer posed as a mother offering her child to Atchison for sex, according to police.

According to authorities, Atchison made contact with a detective working undercover for the Macomb County Sheriff's department's.

The detective, acting as the child's mother, allegedly arranged a sexual encounter between Atchison and her 5-year-old daughter, police said. In deposition, detectives said Atchison suggested the mother tell her daughter that "you found her a sweet boyfriend who will bring her presents." Read more...

** Corrected, thanks to all who brought it to our attention.

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