Former BBC journalists convicted of paedophilia


June 9th, 2017 – Fort Russ News – 

Vesti – By Inessa Sinchougova

A former presenter of the BBC, Julie Wadsworth. was sentenced to five years in prison for sexual abuse of boys. Her husband, Toni Wadsworth, was recognized as an accomplice in the crimes and received the same term. The 60-year-old woman pleaded not guilty. 

The criminal incidents took place between 1992 and 1996. According to the judges, the journalist lured underage boys into a forest, while her husband watched for any passersby or intruders.

The pair were found guilty of five such incidents.

This is not the first time that charges of pedophilia are confirmed against ex-BBC employees.. Earlier, journalist Rolf Harris and Stuart Hall were convicted, while their colleague Jimmy Savile Court declared a pedophile posthumously.

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