Woman shares pictures of her partner cheating on her while she was pregnant
The woman was temporarily placed on the sex-offenders register as her actions contravened the British Telecommunications Act 1984
Published 14/12/2015 | 17:22
A woman was temporarily placed on the sex offender’s register for distributing pictures of her boyfriend cheating on her while she was in labour with their child.
The Daily Record in Scotland newspaper reports that Lorraine Donoghue (32) found a pair of ladies underwear and an adult toy under the bed that she shared with her partner, Willie Crawford.
A court in Scotland has heard that she then discovered compromising pictures and videos of Crawford with his 18-year-old lover who has not been named.
Donoghue decided to forward the multimedia files onto six of her friends via the private messaging facility on Facebook.
She also sent the x-rated pictures and videos to the 18-year-old's mother and boyfriend with the caption : "Here's your girlfriend."
Prosecuting counsel told the court that the pictures showed the young girl “unclothed and engaged in sexual activity” with Crawford.
“I regret what I did, I got into a lot of trouble and although it’s no excuse, I acted in the heat of the moment out of hurt and anger," Donoghue said.
Donoghue said that Crawford “denied cheating on me and then threw me out on the street with our baby girl”, after she confronted him about the objects she’d found under the bed.
"It was only later that I realised I knew his Facebook password so I logged in and had a look.
"There in his private messages were disgusting pictures and videos of him and this young teenager having sex and I felt instantly sick.
"I couldn’t believe he would do this to me. When I realised she knew about me too and was happy to sleep with him behind my back when I was pregnant, it just left me speechless," Donoghue said.
She explained that the messages contained time and date stamps that revealed Crawford had met up with the teen while Donoghue was in labour with their daughter.
In October, Donoghue's name was entered onto the sex offenders register after pleading guilty to contravening the British Telecommunications Act 1984 by sending indecent or obscene photos.
However authorities have since ordered that her name be removed from the list.
She has been placed under supervision for 15 months and has been ordered to do 120 hours’ unpaid work for sending the pictures.