Lanarkshire pedophile ‘hates social media’ after being embroiled in vigilante justice

A man told police he hates social media after being caught in a probe organized by a pedophile vigilante.

Barry Gorman, 42, reached out to teens aged 12 and 14 on Facebook and struck up conversations with them.

Little did he know, however, that he was communicating with adults working covertly for a group called Stop UK.

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He bombarded both accounts with sleazy and depraved messages despite being repeatedly told they were under the age of 16.

In one text, he claimed, “Age is just a number,” before adding, “You’re young enough to be my daughter.”

A girl was then given an explicit picture of Gorman while his inappropriate contact continued.

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