Waleska, GA asked in International Law, Internet Law and Juvenile Law for Georgia

Q: So, if a 19 Year Old in England is soliciting nudes from a 16 Year Old in america, what laws apply?

Basically a friend of mine 16(american) was talking to a guy in england, and had minor sexually lenient conversations, and apparently asked to send nudes by a 19(british) guy. She said no and was very creeped out, I confronted the guy and he said that the age of consent was 16 in England and there was nothing I could do. So what laws apply if she were to take the sexually explicit messages to the cops what would be done?

1 Lawyer Answer
P. Justin Thrailkill
P. Justin Thrailkill
  • Juvenile Law Lawyer
  • Fayetteville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Sixteen is the age of consent in Georgia too. That said, you should still address it with the police. Nothing will likely come of it, as he will not be arrested for anything unless he comes to Georgia, but there could be other crimes here.

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