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Former Congressman Melvin Reynolds Arrested For Porn In Africa [VIDEO]

 

A former United States Congressman who has a checkered past of sexual misconduct, including being convicted of 12 counts of statutory rape, obstruction of justice and solicitation of child pornography in 1995, has been arrested on suspicion of possessing porn in Zimbabwe.

Immigration officials detained Melvin Reynolds, 62, Monday, February 17, and are accusing him of bringing a hoard of Zimbabwean models back to his room for illicit photos and videos.

They also confiscated his cell phone and laptop computer and say he racked up $24,500 worth of hotel room service.

Reports The Grio:

Reynolds complained that he was not expecting such treatment when he had brought investors to the country, according to the newspaper. He said he had been to Zimbabwe 17 times and had called for U.S. sanctions to be dropped against President Robert Mugabe and his top associates.

This is the latest of several legal problems for Reynolds, an Illinois Democrat, who once was a Rhodes scholar. Reynolds resigned from his congressional seat in 1995 after he was convicted of 12 counts of statutory rape, obstruction of justice and solicitation of child pornography. While in prison he was also convicted of bank and campaign fraud. He was in jail until his sentence was commuted by President Bill Clinton in Jan. 2001.

Regarding Reynolds’ new arrest in Zimbabwe, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Embassy, Karen Kelley, said the embassy could not comment as it was a private matter and the embassy did not did not have a privacy waiver.

If convicted on all charges, Reynolds could face up to two years in prison and an array of fines for his perversion.

It should also be noted that the alleged dirty old man plead not guilty to all charges.


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