"The fact that the 14-year-old girl with whom defendant believed he was communicating was actually an undercover officer does not lessen his risk of re-offense, or make him any less of a risk to the community than he would be if he had succeeded in making contact with an actual child," Second Department Presiding Justice Randall Eng wrote for the panel.
Panel Rejects Argument That Sex Offender's Risk Level Was Too High Where Victim Was 'Fictitious'
New York Law Journal
November 16, 2012
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