Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Man on Sex Text Charge; 44-Year-Old Accused of Targeting Women through Ads

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Man on Sex Text Charge; 44-Year-Old Accused of Targeting Women through Ads

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Byline: MEGAN MACKANDER

POLICE have swooped on a lonely adesperadoa who allegedly trawled classified advertisements to anonymously send sexual text messages to at least 30 women.

The 44-year-old Little Mountain man has been issued with a notice to appear in court, accused of using a carriage service to cause offence.

Police took action after women came forward about the sexual messages they had received in reply to their afor salea ads.

They allege the man, whose name has not been released, found the womenas numbers on community noticeboards in the Caloundra area and in the classified section of newspapers.

The man allegedly targeted advertisements that indicated a woman was the seller of items such as baby clothes.

Caloundra CIB officer-in-charge Dave Harbison said the man was anot a bad blokea, but a adesperadoa attempting to win over women.

aThe texts occurred more so in recent weeks, but there have been instances from at least May, 2011,a Detective Senior Sergeant Harbison alleged. …

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