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xIvyx

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I got badly sexually assaulted by a photographer many years ago.. a well known photographer on this site. I feel like I have left it too long to go to the police but I do want to warn other models. Anyone know of the best thing to do in this situation? its only since I got older and grew up I have realised how disgusting his behaviour is and want to do something about it, does anyone have suggestions on what I should do?

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 NoNoizePhotography



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quoting post from xIvyx:

I got badly sexually assaulted by a photographer many years ago.. a well known photographer on this site. I feel like I have left it too long to go to the police but I do want to warn other models. Anyone know of the best thing to do in this situation? its only since I got older and grew up I have realised how disgusting his behaviour is and want to do something about it, does anyone have suggestions on what I should do?

Only thing you can really do is to warn other models and tell Admin on this site about this person. It'll be hard to prove something now as it was like you say "years ago".

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TonyB

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Well as recent court cases have shown there is no time limit on assault cases, you can still go to the police.

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SBIndependant

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quoting post from TonyB:

Well as recent court cases have shown there is no time limit on assault cases, you can still go to the police.

100% second this. Xx its never too late these days to come forward xx

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paulgib

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how can you warn other models if the guy isn't named.
if its genuine, and can be proved,then you have no problem naming him

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adro

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I think you should name them to warn others off, if they're still shooting. It will allow models to get more references on them if they're considering working with them. And if other people have experienced the same thing then maybe you'll have a better chance with the police.

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RedChecker

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quoting post from paulgib:


how can you warn other models if the guy isn't named.
if its genuine, and can be proved,then you have no problem naming him


If it can be proved then it's a police matter, plain and simple.

Naming him, even with 'evidence', could land her in court with libel claims.

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adro

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She could have said "if you are going to work with so and so, I suggest you get references because I had a bad experience" without it being libel. Of course that's probably now not a goer since the context of the conversation has been given and that horse has bolted.


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pep

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via admin is the route to go... & obviously the police..

hope you get it sorted Ivy..

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Dreamgirl27

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I do believe that you should report it!! There maybe others Hun that will come forward xx

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fredericks

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quoting post from Dreamgirl27:

I do believe that you should report it!! There maybe others Hun that will come forward xx

Yup!

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