Former US representative Anthony Weiner wasn't the only one to get hooked on sexting -- apparently, nearly half of all US adults' smartphones contain sexy photos or texts. A new study released Tuesday by security software firm McAfee titled "Love, Relationships, and Technology" details just how many people send risque photos or intimate texts to people they know or strangers. McAfee online security expert Robert Siciliano wrote in a blog post that a number of adults share "private details about their lives, including those of an intimate nature such as nude photos and sexts -- all of this on unsecured digital devices -- now, that's just asking for a social scandal. McAfee wrote than 96 percent of people use their phones to take pictures, and 49 percent send or receive sexual content via video, photo, e-mail, or messaging. People also store this provocative correspondence -- 50 percent of adults store sexts and images they receive. While the majority of sexters, 77 percent, send this racy content to their significant others, 16 percent send it to complete strangers.
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The billionaire banker, 66, pleaded not guilty to an array of sex trafficking charges after prosecutors accused him of abusing girls as young as 14 in a "vast network of underage victims. Epstein - who used to socialise with the likes of Prince Andrew, the Clintons and Donald Trump - appeared in court today to contest the charges. He showed up wearing a blue jail uniform after spending the night at a federal lock-up in Manhattan. He faces up to 45 years in prison if he is found guilty on both counts of sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking of minors. It alleges that Epstein "sexually exploited and abused dozens of minor girls" at his homes in various locations. The document claims the year-old would pay girls "hundreds of dollars" to perform sex acts with him and would also pay certain victims "to recruit additional girls to be similarly abused.
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Bryan Asrary, 24, was arrested at his home in Revere, Massachusetts, on December 18, two years after his initial contact with the girl. Detectives from the LASD Human Trafficking Bureau launched an investigation last November after learning that the unidentified victim was being extorted into sending nude pictures over the internet, the sheriff's department said. According to the LASD, when the girl was 9 years old, she received a direct message on Instagram from Asrary, who told her that he knew Bieber and would arrange a text meeting on the social-messaging app Kik. After the girl messaged Asrary, thinking he was Bieber, he demanded "nude photos of the victim and threatened harm if she didn't cooperate," the press release said.