Pedophile Stopped In His Tracks By Internet Group 'Dark Justice' (Video)

| by Dominic Kelly
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An Internet vigilante justice group was able to stop a U.K. pedophile in his tracks after they lured him to meet who he thought was a 14-year-old girl, and now, the pedophile has been sent to jail for a year.

John Rudd, 57, was sentenced to one year behind bars after Internet vigilante group Dark Justice set up a fake profile for a 14-year-old girl and got him to travel to meet her. In a video the group published, the man is confronted by group members as he waits for the nonexistent 14-year-old.

“I just feel stupid,” Rudd said in the clip after being caught by the Dark Justice members, both of whom were in their 20s.

“The case is a little unusual in that the actual people with whom he was communicating were two men in their 20s, members of a group Dark Justice,” Prosecutor Alec Burns said. “They effectively set up a trap to trap paedophiles [sic]. After a short time, three weeks, she told them she was in fact only 14. That did not stop the communications.”

Rudd traveled a far distance to meet the young girl, and after encountering the Dark Justice members with their camera, he tried to flee. A few minutes later, he was arrested.

Rudd admitted to the charges against him, and in addition to the year in prison, he will have to register as a sex offender for 10 years.

Check out the video of Rudd’s encounter with Dark Justice below.

Sources: Metro UK, Daily Mail / Photo Source: Daily Mail