Dad bought iPhone on Gumtree for nine-year-old daughter and found it contained child porn images

The dad who was sold an iPhone containing indecent images of children said he is "disgusted" by the "slap on the wrist' handed to the previous owner.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 04 July, 2019, 18:52
Craig Anderson, pictured, bought the iPhone on Gumtree from Dean Moore.

Craig Anderson bought the iPhone on Gumtree from Dean Moore, 24, for his nine-year-old daughter. But he later discovered it contained pornographic images of young boys. (See story, above)

After the case, Mr Anderson said: "I took it home to charge it and the charger didn't work so I put it on my computer. My iTunes popped up with the most horrendous images you can imagine.

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"I'm absolutely disgusted with the sentence. I have lost sleep over them images.

"I think he should have been given at least a custodial sentence. Not a ban of computers and a slap on the hand."