Sex Trafficker’s Bar From Using Facebook, Dating Apps Upheld

July 21, 2021, 6:50 PM

A woman convicted of conspiring to engage in sex trafficking saw her court-ordered restrictions on using social media sites like Facebook upheld as a reasonable condition of her supervised release from prison, under a Fourth Circuit ruling Wednesday.

Marysa Comer failed to show her social media limitation was unconstitutionally vague or overbroad, or that it violated her fundamental liberties, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled.

The restriction has a commonsense meaning that bars Comer from using a website or app that is primarily intended to facilitate social introductions between two or more people, the court said. ...

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