Former Pa. Prof Accused of Lying to Feds
“I want to show the consulate that his dad is rich!”
A former University of Pennsylvania professor already in prison for importing child pornography faces new charges for allegedly lying to the State Department in an attempt to bring a Brazilian teenager into the country.
Lawrence Scott Ward, 65, a former marketing professor at Penn's Wharton School of Business, was indicted Thursday. Prosecutors also allege Ward shipped images of himself engaging in sex acts with a boy who was about 16 years old in Fortaleza, Brazil, in 2006.
Ward sought a visa for the boy from the U.S. consulate in Recife, Brazil, invoking his Wharton position and saying the teen was the son of a friend, according to the indictment. He said the boy's family was well-off, although he knew it was poor, in an effort to dispel fears that he would become an illegal immigrant, prosecutors said. Read more
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#1 Mar 22, 2008
American and europeans are dirty people!
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