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Man uploaded pictures of school mates and Facebook friends to porn site

Man uploaded pictures of school mates and Facebook friends to porn site

A young man who posted Facebook pictures of 19 girls to a porn website without their consent has pleaded guilty.

22-year-old Evan Meehan from Shannon in Co Clare put the pictures which were “in no way lewd or any way suggestive” on the site with explicit captions.

He has pleaded guilty to 30 counts of knowingly making a false report tending to show that an offence had been committed contrary to section 12 of the Criminal Law Act 1976.

Meehan, of Dernish Lawn in Shannon Co Clare posted pictures of girls he was Facebook friends with, most of whom he went to school with.

He faces a possible 12 month jail term or a fine not exceeding €600.