But Simpson’s alleged wider offending, said to date back to the 1990s, has gone unpunished because other children - possibly as many as 1,700 - haven’t yet come forward.He said the offences of which Simpson had been convicted were a “snapshot” of his crimes.Your access to the NCBI website at gov has been temporarily blocked due to a possible misuse/abuse situation involving your site.
He also urged youngsters to send him sexualised pictures of themselves and tried to get another girl to carry out a sex act on herself. He was caught out at the beginning of this year following an extensive police investigation involving six forces.
Simpson admitted 32 charges relating to the online grooming of 17 girls and two boys between January and February.
Prosecutors in the case of a paedophile who used the internet to groom under-age girls for sex are considering an appeal to try and increase his three-year jail sentence.
Michael Wheeler, 36, from Cambridge, pleaded guilty to 11 sex offences against young girls.
'Dark cloud' John Farmer, prosecuting, told the court: "This case concerns a mature man who is a dangerous paedophile who initially made contact with a vulnerable girl through the internet chat rooms.