British dad caught in sting operation boasted ‘I’m 100% pedo, there are no limits with me’
A depraved father-of-two boasted he was “100% pedo” after he begged an undercover cop to send him explicit messages, a court has heard.
Graham Handlen thought he had spoken to another perv online, but it was actually an undercover agent who was chatting with the 49-year-old.
Handlon had been spared a prison sentence months earlier for having a sickening collection of images, and Liverpool Crown Court heard that Handlon, of Southport, boasted of an unregistered phone which he used “to all my pedo”.
The sickening 49-year-old bragged: “There are no limits with me. I’m just a jerk, I’m fair in everything.”
Handlon had received a two-year community order and a five-year sexual abuse prevention order (SHPO) in January 2020 for possessing child rape footage.
But the crooked 49-year-old was arrested by an undercover cop who found Handlon chatting in online web forums under the username “Bipedlknforbiped”, which Jamie Baxter, prosecuting, claimed to mean “bisexual -pedophile looking for another”.
Handlon sent indecent undercover copper pictures and videos, claiming he had ‘made’ a two-year-old girl, and asked the undercover cop if he had any photos of his 11-year-old daughter, which he was pretending. sexually abused.
The undercover officer said he was “careful” who he shared footage with, to which Handlon replied, “I get that bud, I’m a 100% pedo bud.”
Handlon admitted three counts of downloading, three counts of distributing and one count of possession of indecent images of children, as well as possession of extreme pornography and violation of his SHPO.
The 49-year-old had sent the undercover officer three child rape videos, as well as a video of Handlon performing a sex act, Echo of Liverpool reported.
Recorder Harris said: “I tell you now there will be an immediate custodial sentence. These offenses are despicable and reflect corruption and the abuse of young children.”
Handlon was jailed for three years and 10 months, along with a new 15-year SHPO order and a requirement that Handlon sing on the sex offender registry for life.
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