Randall Cady, 40, of Santa Cruz is one of five men now facing felony charges.
Yesterday the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) announced the arrest of five men who are facing charges for allegedly attempting to lure underage minors into sexual encounters using social media.
An SFPD press release announcing their arrest noted that recently the SFPD Internet Crimes Against Children Unit has received an increase in the amount of online sexual exploitation cases reported during the summer. They have been monitoring social media sites and mobile applications that children use frequently during these time frames.
Police say thy became aware of several individuals who were attempting to have sexual contact in San Francisco with underage minors through online social media. Several of the individuals attempted to send sexually explicit material to children.