Crime & Law Enforcement Issues & Death Penalty/Is it a federal crime under US law


Is it a federal crime under US law for a US citizen to travel to the UK in order to have sex h 16-year girls if this is legal under UK law? Law enforcement in the United Kingdom tell the FBI that this man has not broken any laws in the United Kingdom, because the legal age of consent is 16.


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On a personal note - if the scenario you related is not a crime (as I suspect it is), it should be.

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Kevin M. Tamez


An adjudicated expert in most, if not all, federal/state criminal investigations. Also an adjudicated and CJA approved expert in federal post-conviction advocacy, sentencing mitigation and the federal prison system.


27-years in both state and federal law enforcement.

Bachelor of Arts Degree and Graduate Studies at George Washington University. Graduate of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy as well as both the Basic and Advanced Special Agent Courses at Quantico, VA.

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