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University Professor Faces Charges After Allegedly Telling Undercover FBI Agent About Sexual Acts With 5-Year-Old

Rodger “Rod” Githens, an associate professor at the University of the Pacific, faces charges of attempting to lure a 7-year-old girl in an undercover sting operation.

Githens allegedly conversed with an undercover FBI agent on the Grindr dating app before moving the conversation to Telegram.

The professor is accused of having graphic conversations where he details previous sexual relations with minors as young as five-years-old.

According to Fox News, Githens faces charges of “receipt and distribution of images of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct, according to a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.”

Fox News shared more of the disturbing details (warning – extremely graphic):

“We made out, touched,” the professor said of the alleged sexual activities with a minor.

The undercover agent explained that he had a 7-year-old niece who he has been “sexual with.”

Over a series of messages, Githens said he would “love to make out” with both the undercover agent and the 7-year-pld girl.

“Would love to make out with you both. Touch you both. Eat her pu–y,” Githens wrote, according to the affidavit, claiming that he’s “experienced.”

“Honestly I love chatting but would love to have a dad or uncle invite me,” Githens added.

When discussing future plans to meet with the undercover agent, Githens said he would bring the 7-year-old her favorite chocolate bar and an Ariel doll.

Githens was once asked if he has done any “touching” with kids, to which he replied “with my husband’s [11-year-old] nephew I did.”

The New York Post added:

Githens, 44, also told the undercover agent that he was married to a 35-year-old man from Mexico, and that he once molested his husband’s 11-year-old nephew while watching television.

“Little kids are so sexual,” he insisted.

Githens also sent the agent self-destructing selfies, which authorities matched to his official driver’s license photo and his faculty bio on the University of the Pacific website.

A search warrant for Githens’ person, home, and electronic devices was executed on April 19.

Agents examining his phone and computer found that the Midwest native had allegedly exchanged videos of child sexual abuse with other Telegram users.

Githens’ husband told authorities he had not been aware of his spouse’s activities, the complaint read.



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