Well, it looks like he's made bail and high-tailed it out of the country, judging from today's article in the AJC.
Also, Actualtruthforall, in your comment to Katiemac95, you make it sound as if the two boys in the 2000 arrest are the only ones who could have been her babysitter. The truth of the matter is that Kramer was involved with several women over the years, all of them with kids. I know of at least 5 other boys that would fit that description.
Actualtruthforall: You say you're not defending Kramer, but just stating facts and correcting errors--but without any claim of authority outside of "seeing the court documents". Then you know that at least a dozen of the videos confiscated from Kramer's home were what would be deemed arty soft-corn porn involving young boys and older men. Which is not technically illegal. And that scores of photos of very young boys in their underpants, which would not be considered hardcore child porn, either, were found in his possession. What the cops in CT found on his laptop and digital camera is no doubt another story.
Katiemac95: I am horribly sorry to learn that you were harmed by one of Kramer's victims. I hope that you have gotten/are getting professional help and personal support for what happened to you. Ed Kramer preyed upon and damaged an entire generation of young men in Atlanta, many of whom are now in their 20s and 30s. *This* is Ed Kramer's legacy, not Dragoncon.
Since Actualtruthforall's internet seems to be broken, I will cut and paste, and provide the link, as to what Kramer is actually charged with (so far) in CT.
Sec. 53-21. Injury or risk of injury to, or impairing morals of, children. Sale of children. (a) Any person who (1) wilfully or unlawfully causes or permits any child under the age of sixteen years to be placed in such a situation that the life or limb of such child is endangered, the health of such child is likely to be injured or the morals of such child are likely to be impaired, or does any act likely to impair the health or morals of any such child, or (2) has contact with the intimate parts, as defined in section 53a-65, of a child under the age of sixteen years or subjects a child under sixteen years of age to contact with the intimate parts of such person, in a sexual and indecent manner likely to impair the health or morals of such child, or (3) permanently transfers the legal or physical custody of a child under the age of sixteen years to another person for money or other valuable consideration or acquires or receives the legal or physical custody of a child under the age of sixteen years from another person upon payment of money or other valuable consideration to such other person or a third person, except in connection with an adoption proceeding that complies with the provisions of chapter 803, shall be guilty of a class C felony for a violation of subdivision (1) or (3) of this subsection and a class B felony for a violation of subdivision (2) of this subsection.
In case you're wondering "has contact with intimate parts" is a legal means of defining fondling, since penetrative sex acts are considered aggravated sex crimes and are usually classified as rape or sexual assault.
Well, Actualtruthforall (ha!), since the boy the neighbors reported seeing go into Kramer's house while he was on bail the first time came forward in 2003 and accused Kramer of molesting him for several years, everything you've said in Kramer's defense goes out the window.
And just because Kramer didn't choose to molest *you* doesn't mean anything. Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer didn't murder everyone that crossed their paths. Just the ones they thought they could get away with. Same thing holds true for serial child molesters. They particularly like to target problem, unlikable kids that no one either believes or cares about. The fact that Kramer was, at one time, involved in child therapy makes me sick to my stomach. He's no different than that pediatrician in Delaware who raped 3 year olds because he knew they couldn't explain what happened to them. And, by the way, the charges in CT are what they call non-penetrative child molestation (masturbation/fondling).
Kramer's been arrested 4 (maybe 5) times for sexual interference with minors between the ages of 10-15 over the last 15 years. And the CT police haven't finished their investigation. He tripped himself up with his own ego and lied his way into prison. Again.
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