Cheer star Jerry Harris has been indicted on new fees alleging that he solicited intercourse from minors.
The star of the Netflix docuseries was beforehand arrested and charged in September for the manufacturing of kid pornography after allegedly attractive an underage boy to supply sexually specific movies and photographs of himself.
A brand new seven-count indictment filed within the US District Court docket in northern Illinois was launched final week, stemming from alleged incidents involving 4 minors between August 2017 and August 2020.
Among the many fees are receiving and trying to obtain little one pornography, and 4 counts of utilizing, persuading, inducing, and attractive a minor “to interact in sexually specific conduct for the aim of manufacturing a visible depiction of such conduct” and “transmitting a reside visible depiction of such conduct”.
Harris has additionally been charged with utilizing the web in Orlando, Florida, to “persuade, induce, and entice” a minor to interact in sexual exercise.
The attorneys for 2 victims stated in an announcement: “We’re grateful that the U.S. Legal professional and the FBI have continued to analyze this case, find extra victims and take motion. This was made potential as a result of our purchasers’ mom initially had the braveness to report Harris to the FBI and supplied evidentiary proof of the manipulation, sexual harassment, abuse, and exploitation that her sons had suffered.
“We urge the authorities to undertake a radical investigation of the US All Star Federation, Varsity Spirit, and Cheer Athletics to find out which of their executives, workers, and representatives may have stopped Harris’ abuse and failed to take action.”
Following the costs in September, the next month courtroom paperwork stated that Harris allegedly targeted multiple boys and “sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy” at an event.
A spokesperson for Harris beforehand stated: “We categorically dispute the claims made towards Jerry Harris, that are alleged to have occurred when he was an adolescent. We’re assured that when the investigation is accomplished the true details will likely be revealed.”