Ravi and Wei were federally indicted for their roles in the webcam incidents, though they were not charged with a role in the suicide itself.
Ravi was tried and convicted in 2012 on multiple charges related to the webcam viewing.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas – The Montgomery County District Attorney says a local man has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 25 years in prison for a sickening crime.
Phillip Wayne Rickard, 51, pleaded guilty to the first degree felony offense of aggravated sexual assault of a child. A.’s office says Rickard was arrested in 2016 after an investigation by officials in Texas and Indiana.
Using the fictional character Sweetie, Terre des Hommes unmasked over 1,000 offenders of webcam sex with children in just two months.
” from the laptop on his bed, the Philippines National Bureau of Investigation smashed their way into his cybersex den.
This was one of the worst cases I have seen in my career in law enforcement.
What he did was beyond comprehension,” said Nikki Neeley, lead investigator.
After an appeals court overturned parts of the conviction, Ravi pleaded guilty to one count of attempted invasion of privacy on October 27, 2016.
Clementi's death brought national attention to the issue of cyberbullying and the struggles facing LGBT youth.