A 41-year-old high-tech executive
has been charged with a line of serious sexual offences involving minors on Sunday. A 44-page indictment filed with the Petah Tikva Magistrate's Court lists 33 counts based on the testimonies of female and male teenagers. The prosecution noted there is evidence for dozens of additional acts.
In one of the cases described in the indictment, the defendant solicited a 13-year-old boy to perform indecent acts and acts of sodomy on his 11-year-old sister.
Posing as sexually experienced teenage girl, the defendant victimized dozens of teenagers and convinced them to perform indecent acts as well as acts of rape and sodomy on camera on various online chat rooms.
At his requests, the victims would send the defendant photos of themselves and he in turn offered to teach them about sexual and physical development. He guided the underage girls on how to touch and gratify themselves.
Defendant in court (Photo: Ido Erez)
According to the indictment, the defendant also sent and encouraged the victims to watch pornographic photos and fils, which featured minors, among others.
The affair was uncovered after one the father of one the girls' checked her computer and came across an inappropriate chat of a sexual nature.
According to the indictment, the defendant corresponded with the victims at his home and his office and during and after work hours.
A father of three, the defendant lied to his wife, children, employees and employers to maintain his activity.