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  • Ritter Says He Won't Be Silenced

    01/23/2003 11:21:11 AM PST · by Shermy · 182 replies · 735+ views
    Albany Times Union ^ | January 23, 2003 | Alan Wechsler
    Scott Ritter said he doesn't want forgiveness. Speaking publicly for the first time about the sex charge he was arrested for in 2001, the former U.N. arms inspector and one of the leading critics of the Bush administration's plans to attack Iraq said he has been held accountable for breaking the law. And it would be a shame, he said Wednesday, that his arrest could derail his efforts to help prevent a war in the Middle East. "I think it's important to put a human face on this, to remind people that there are issues out there bigger than a...

    01/23/2003 1:16:18 AM PST · by kattracks · 38 replies · 498+ views
    New York Post ^ | 1/23/03 | ADAM MILLER and MARSHA KRANES
    <p>January 23, 2003 -- Former U.N. weapons inspector Scott Ritter yesterday suggested that court-sealed details of his Internet sex-sting arrest were intentionally leaked to sabotage his planned peace mission to Iraq.</p> <p>Because of "the timing" of the leak - about "something that occurred nearly two years ago" - he had to cancel his trip to Baghdad, where he planned to advise Iraqi officials on ways to avoid a conflict with the United States.</p>
  • Ritter admits it: 'I was arrested': [Blames Republicans for being a scummy pervert]

    01/23/2003 12:17:11 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 35 replies · 645+ views ^ | Thursday, January 23, 2003
    Former U.N. weapons inspector Scott Ritter is finally admitting he was arrested a year and half ago by police in upstate New York, but refuses to disclose if it had anything to do with looking to meet underage girls from the Internet. Scott Ritter mug shot (courtesy WNYT-TV) Ritter made an appearance tonight on "CNN Newsnight with Aaron Brown," but was evasive on questions dealing with reports he was caught in a police sex-sting operation. "I was arrested in June 2001, charged with a Class B misdemeanor," said Ritter. "I stood before a judge and the case was dismissed. The...

    01/22/2003 1:11:03 AM PST · by kattracks · 137 replies · 626+ views
    New York Post ^ | 1/22/03 | MARSHA KRANES, ADAM MILLER and FREDRIC U. DICKER
    <p>January 22, 2003 -- Former U.N. weapons inspector Scott Ritter shouldn't have gotten a free pass after he was arrested for soliciting an underage girl in a police Internet sting, says the district attorney whose office muffed the case by dropping the charge.</p>
  • N.Y. media: Ritter sought girls twice

    01/21/2003 8:18:12 AM PST · by conservativecorner · 62 replies · 493+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | January 21, 2003 | Unknown
    Reports from newspapers and television stations in Albany, N.Y., now indicate that outspoken former U.N. weapons inspector Scott Ritter allegedly sought to meet underage girls twice in a three-month period in 2001. Scott Ritter mug shot (courtesy WNYT-TV) The Schenectady Daily Gazette and New York Daily News originally reported Ritter allegedly had an online sexual discussion with someone he thought was an underage girl. The "girl," however, turned out to be an undercover police investigator, according to the Daily News, whose sources spoke on condition of anonymity. WTEN-TV, the ABC affiliate in Albany, is reporting that Ritter contacted the "teen-age...