Q: Hello, I am inquiring about my legal options in regards to an incident that occurred with my 8 year old daughter.
A person who has since been identified, took a photo of my 8 year old daughter from my wife's Instagram page. Once the person had the picture she wrote derogatory comments on the picture about my daughters weight and made comments about my 8 year old daughters chest (breasts). She then posted it on the internet for the world to see. We have now or ever had an affiliation with this person who is 22 years of age. This incident has been difficult for my whole family. My wife has been physically ill due to this incident. Is there any legal actions we can take against this person? Any help would be appreciated. Also this person lives in Rhode Island and my family lives in California.
Thank you for your time
Sincerely a loving concerned father.
A: You need to contact a lawyer who has expertise in cyberlaw. There may also be an issue with child porn if the person made sexual references regarding your young daughter. Perhaps a phone call to your local FBI office might be useful to help sort out all the issues with your unfortunate experience.
Timing is critical. Don't waste any time notifying the proper authorities due to the sensitive nature of these issues, or in getting sound legal advice from an attorney with experience in these kinds of matters.
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