Blackmailing sex offender jailed for 11 years

  |  February 1, 2024

A man who blackmailed two teenage girls into producing and sending him child pornography has been jailed for 11 years. Cahlii Smith, 30, was sentenced yesterday in the first blackmail case in Bermuda to involve child sexual abuse. Smith, from St George’s, was convicted on July 4 last year of a string of charges, including extortion, making child pornography, accessing child pornography ... Read more

Man sentenced to 15 months in jail for sex with minor

  |  November 1, 2023

A man who admitted having sexual relations with a minor has been sentenced to 15 months behind bars. Jahsyi Smith-Wilkinson, 31, pleaded guilty to having unlawful carnal knowledge of the teenage girl when he appeared in Magistrates’ Court last month. The court heard that Smith-Wilkinson, from Pembroke, and the girl met while working at the same business in 2018. At the time, ... Read more

Man admits sexual relationship with minor

  |  September 9, 2023

A man who had a sexual relationship with a minor will be sentenced in Magistrates’ Court next month. Jahsyi Smith-Wilkinson, 31, admitted having unlawful carnal knowledge of the teenager between September 2018 and March 2019 when he appeared in court yesterday. The court heard that Smith-Wilkinson and the girl met while both working at the same business. At the time, the girl, who cann... Read more

Man, 30, found guilty of child-porn offences

  |  July 5, 2023

A St George’s man accused of blackmailing a pair of teenage girls was convicted of a string of child-porn offences by a jury in the Supreme Court yesterday. Cahlii Smith, 30, was found guilty of charges including extortion, making child pornography, accessing child pornography and distributing child pornography. He was remanded into custody and will be sentenced at a future date. Durin... Read more

‘Wolf in sheep’s clothing’ found guilty of sex offences against sisters

  |  May 17, 2023

A jury convicted a 59-year-old man of a string of sex offences against two sisters that took place more than 25 years ago. After several hours of deliberation, John Dexter Seaman was found guilty last night by a majority verdict of eight offences including two counts of unlawful carnal knowledge, two counts of attempted unlawful carnal knowledge and four counts of sexual exploitation. All o... Read more