The girl obeyed: She took off her clothes and posed as he demanded.
That scenario emerged in the case against Salazar, who later copped a plea to child pornography charges.
Andrew Salazar logged into a Yahoo chat forum with a fake name.
From his suburban Tacoma, WA, home, he messaged a woman an ocean away, in the Philippines.
He began live-streaming child sex acts in February 2013.
“It could be an attraction for a registered sex offender – not to say that a person who is not identified as being an offender would not do it.
You can’t tell by a person’s lifestyle choice.” To the outside world, Andrew Salazar was a military veteran who ran his own janitorial service. When he was first convicted for raping a child, he was known as Terrence Leonard De La Garza. His victim was a 13-year-old girl he dragged into bushes and attacked. Throughout the years, he repeatedly changed his name. One cover was the name of the child he had with his third wife.
In 2012, an international consortium of law enforcement probed webcam child sex abuse in what is perhaps the first documented instance of police investigating this type of crime. Later came another international joint probe, Operation Toric.
Operation Endeavor was led by the National Crime Agency in the United Kingdom, and joined by the Australian Federal Police, the U. The inquiry found 138 individuals from around the world were making payments to a group in the Philippines set up as middlemen for those seeking children. Those cases represent just a small fraction of the number of perpetrators who lurk online, according to law enforcement officials.