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Mom uses software, stops crime
Online predator tried to meet her daughter
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A DeKalb County teen will serve two months behind bars after he tried to lure a young girl for sex over the Internet.The teen, Mickael F. Mosley, 18, entered guilty pleas before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to charges of exploitation of a minor by electronic means and solicitation of a minor for reasons of statutory rape. He was directed to serve 60 days of a four-year sentence and must list himself with the Tennessee Sexual Offender Registry.His charges come after he tried to entice a girl, under the age of 13, into meeting him for a sexual encounter.“He was communicating with her through social media,” said McMinnville police detective Todd Rowland, noting the pair had been talking online.However, unbeknownst to Mosley and the young girl, the girl’s mother had installed an application on her computer that monitored her daughter’s online messages. The conversations between the girl and Mosley were sent to her email.“Needless to say, it blew up quick once the mother got the messages and read them,” Rowland said.