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APRIL 2--After arranging a sexual tryst with a woman and her two minor daughters, a postdoctoral researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology last week flew to Colorado, where he was arrested by federal agents who had ensnared him in an undercover sting.
Yaron Segal, 30, was busted by Department of Homeland Security agents after arriving Wednesday in Grand Junction.
Nineteen men, including four from Polk County, were charged with traveling to meet minors for sex last week in an undercover sting operation in which detectives communicated online with people who wanted to have sex with children.
LAKELAND — Nineteen men, including four from Polk County, were charged with traveling to meet minors for sex last week in an undercover sting operation in which detectives communicated online with people who wanted to have sex with children.
He was being held in the Marion County Jail on ,000 bail as of Friday afternoon, according to Marion authorities.
According to Williamson, detectives first encountered Kleckner in an online chat room through Yahoo's site on May 5.
The suspects thought some of the children were as young as 10.
One suspect solicited someone he thought was the father of a 13-year-old girl, while another suspect thought he was chatting with the stepmother of a 12-year-old girl.
The suspects chatted with detectives posing as teens and the parents of teens, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Some of the charges include attempted lewd battery, use of a computer to seduce a child, possession of child pornography and transmission of harmful material to a minor.They would chat online, email, text and talk on the phone with detectives who posed as parents or the children.The Polk County men who drove to have sex with minors are Alan John Lovejoy, 41, of Lakeland; Michael Grove, 26, of Davenport; Juan Carlos Castro, 35, of Lakeland; and Reginald Donnell Neal, 20, of Haines City.They're very good," Williamson explained of how investigators were able to convince Kleckner he was conversing with a teenaged girl.
Williamson said over the course of the relationship Kleckner exposed his genitals and made other sexual overtures to detectives.According to a news release, some suspects sent pornographic photos of themselves, while some asked for nude pictures of the children to be sent to them.