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Las Vegas man charged under revenge porn law for sharing video on Pornhub, police say

2015 law makes it felony to share intimate photos with out consent

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Las Vegas man is going through a cost under Nevada’s revenge porn law after police stated he uploaded a pornographic video of a girl onto the web site Pornhub.

Lawmakers handed the so-called revenge porn law in 2015, making it a criminal offense “to harass, harm or terrorize another person” when “[that] person electronically disseminates or sells an intimate image, which depicts the other person” with out their consent.

In November 2020, a girl went to Las Vegas Metro police, claiming she obtained a textual content message from Jason Dixon, 43, with “a thumbnail naked photo of her with a link to a naked video of her,” police wrote in court docket paperwork. The lady stated she didn’t consent to the video being shared.

The lady additionally informed police that the hyperlink to the video was shared on Facebook.

In November 2020, a girl went to Las Vegas Metro police, claiming she obtained a textual content message from Jason Dixon, 43, with “a thumbnail naked photo of her with a link to a naked video of her,” police wrote in court docket paperwork. The lady stated she didn’t consent to the video being shared. (KLAS)

The lady contacted Pornhub, which later eliminated the video.

Dixon reportedly informed a choose throughout a brief safety order listening to that “he posted the videos… out of anger,” investigators wrote in court docket paperwork.

Investigators labored with the pornographic web site to search out who uploaded the video, tying it to Dixon via his IP handle, they stated.

Police issued a warrant for Dixon’s arrest on a cost of illegal dissemination of an intimate picture in October 2021. The warrant required Dixon to be held with out bail.

On May 24, police responded to a report of two males arguing on Boulder Highway. One of the lads, recognized as Dixon, was discovered to have a warrant for his arrest and police took him into custody.

On May 26, Judge Suzan Baucum ordered Dixon to stay in custody with out bail, nevertheless, a home arrest assessment was scheduled for Wednesday, data confirmed. Dixon remained in jail on the Clark County Detention Center as of Wednesday afternoon.

In an unrelated case the 8 News Now I-Team first reported Tuesday, a man initially charged with 20 counts of violating Nevada’s revenge porn law, who police stated shared tons of of intimate photos of his ex-girlfriend, accepted a plea deal of “attempted unlawful dissemination of a personal image” and walked away with one year of probation.

His ex-girlfriend tells the 8 News Now I-Team she is the one who should dwell with the implications — sentenced to a lifetime of disgrace.

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