"They were trying to persuade, entice or coerce someone they reasonably believed to be under the age of 18 to engage in sexual activity," said Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon.
Recent studies suggest that children under 18 are two to three times more likely to falsely confess than adults.
R. Kelly was arrested Thursday night on 13 new charges.
"You'll get locked out for being under 13 years old," Twitter Support warned after users fell victim to the prank.
Andrew Joseph Otero-Albertorio, 24, is facing five felony charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
A 30-year-old 3D-printed guns activist, Cody Wilson, was arrested in Taiwan on Texas charges of underage sex with a minor.
The new laws were introduced days after a woman was attacked after confronting her male harasser in public.
The report noted a 258 percent increase in new website domains being bought specifically to show the abuse of children.
Clinton's urging for full transparency is an attempt to show she has nothing to hide.
The jury at Bradford Crown Court is still considering a second count of the same offence.
Owen Labrie was convicted in August at the end of a high-profile trial that cast a harsh light on the culture of the elite St. Paul's School.
Thousands of child sex abuse cases to emerge after arrest of primary school director in eastern France.
Dershowitz seeks the disbarment of two lawyers representing a woman who alleges underage sexual abuse by his client