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Sexual activity statute not applied extraterritorially (access required)

Where the defendant was overseas on a Navy base when he used the internet to coerce a Virginia-based minor into sexual activity, his extraterritorially argument was rejected because the focus of the conduct and the child victim was in the United States. Background Daniel Chase Harris was stationed in Japan with the United States Navy when he ...