Former FBI agent’s guilty plea could affect child predator case

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Former FBI agent’s guilty plea could affect child predator case

While a former FBI agent has pleaded guilty to sharing confidential information with a married woman he was having an affair with, the matter is far from over.

His guilty plea may have jeopardized one and possibly as many as three cases brought against people accused of going to northwest Georgia to meet children for sex.

Ken Hillman, who has retired, was head of the now-disbanded joint local-federal Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force in northwest Georgia when he let Angela Russell and her then-husband Emerson Russell participate in the arrests of suspects. Hillman also let Angela Russell pose in internet chats as an underage girl open to sexual encounters with an adults.

Read more about Hillman and the cases he’s put in jeopardy at MyAJC.com.

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Gwinnett Police are charging Isabel Martinez with murdering four of her five children and their father. The fifth child is hospitalized in serious condition
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