If a young adult of 18 or 19 years of age engaged a minor of 16 or 17 years of age in a sexual online role-play, is it illegal?

Asked over 1 year ago - Canada, KY

This would be "consensually", and the parties would be in different countries.

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  1. Joe Wayne Hendricks Jr.

    Contributor Level 12

    Answered . This conduct almost certainly violates Federal law. It carries heavy penalties.

  2. Frank Mascagni III

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . I assume you are posting from Canada, the country, not "Canada, Kentucky". You need to consult with a Canadian lawyer as to laws in your country. I would proceed with great caution, what is consentual today is offensive tomorrow.

    I am trying to give you a general answer to your question. We do not have an attorney-client relationship by this... more
  3. John M. Kaman


    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Yes.

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