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S0Noma
12-07-2007, 01:58 PM
Mother, daughter testify in online sex trial of radio personality Bruno Moore

WEST PALM BEACH -

A Wellington woman, who was engaged in "very sexual" cell phone texting exchanges with a country radio personality, testified Thursday that she took action as soon as her 13-year-old daughter told her she was chatting online with the same man.

The woman said she immediately assumed the online identity of her daughter, whose screen name was SexiMarie123, to see what the man was discussing.

"I didn't have to wait long. He signed on and said, 'Hey Sexy,'" the mother testified.

The mother and daughter each took the stand Thursday in the first day of testimony in the trial of Bruno Moore, 36, who is accused of soliciting sex online from the then-13-year-old girl during the summer of 2006.

The defense claims a meeting was never scheduled nor took place, so no crime was committed.

Moore, who lives in Port St. Lucie, is a former disc jockey with WIRK, FM 107.9, a country radio station, and a former traffic reporter with WPTV-Ch. 5.

In opening statements Thursday, Assistant State Attorney Bryan Poulton said Moore showed intent to commit a crime by "typing on a keyboard to solicit sex" and did not have to have a meeting with her.

Defense Attorney Marc Shiner said people do "dumb and crazy things" on the Internet that are fantasy. "What he did was stupid, but was not criminal activity," Shiner said.

The 15-year-old girl took the stand and said she and her mother both listened to WIRK and both called in frequently to make song requests. She said she flirted on the phone with Moore, and told him she was 17.

"I was being flirty, but I don't remember how it led to phone sex," she said.

Both mother and daughter communicated with Moore through their separate MySpace pages, e-mail and text messaging. When the daughter realized her mother was communicating with Moore, she confessed about her conversations.

The mother said she had late night "cyber sex" with Moore, texting on her cell phone. She said she was shocked by what her daughter told her.

For three days in June 2006, the mother assumed her daughter's online identity Posing as her daughter, the mother told Moore she was 13, not 17. The mother testified that the "turning point" was when Moore asked to come over. She said she kept a record of e-mails and called the Sheriff's Office.

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Drop1
12-07-2007, 02:17 PM
Da fruit don't fall far from da tree. They should give that traumtized fourteen year old boy,who was banging his teacher,a radio program.