July 2013

 Pervert tax accountant avoids jail

A tax accountant who used a fake Facebook profile to share child abuse images in chat-rooms has escaped jail.

Barry Hallam, 53, posed as ‘Chloe’ with the username ‘taboodad’ to play out his fantasies with strangers.

Perverted Hallam discussed sexual preferences and told one of his warped web friends ‘sometimes I like them pre-teen’.

Analysis of his computer last August revealed 168 images in the level 1 category, two videos of level 2 and 4 and two images at level 4, Snaresbrook Crown Court heard.