It's entirely possible that guy was an undercover FBI agent, trying to trick members of the forum into basically handing themselves over on a silver platter. If it was, it sadly didn't work. Busting people who openly brag about the commission of major felonies seems like the easiest job any cop could wish for, but the truth is ...
They Are Very Good At Staying Anonymous
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If you've got any kind of soul, this has been a frustrating article to read. Now imagine how Pam felt after wading through all this chittering evil at ground-f*****g-zero:
" ... at one point, I read how one of the mods was arrested for sexual assault on a minor, and she got off -- the person who charged her recanted. [The police] had her RIGHT THERE, and the things she did and admitted to doing on the forum were even worse than anything she'd been charged for."
Another day, Pam discovered a thread about the best way to drug children (one quote: "[Drug name removed] does wonders. Very mild and relaxes muscles too ... Btw [removed] only make them tired and lethargic. Not a good choice for a light sleeper unless mixed with etoh (alcohol). Be careful."). And again, those posts are right alongside those insisting that kids just love sex and have no problem giving consent.
Photodisc/Photodisc/Getty Images It's almost as if this whole concept might be completely full of s**t.