Lewis acknowledged he knew the girl was 13 and said that he "has just always liked young girls," the affidavit states.In the messages, Lewis "bragged" about previous sexual encounters with children, including girls ranging in age from 6 to 12, the affidavit states.Figures suggest ten million matches a day are made on Tinder, with the immense popularity of the app landing 27-year-old co-founders Justin Mateen and Sean Rad a coveted spot on the Forbes 2014 30 Under 30 list among the world's brightest young stars.
Lewis said some of the girls were family members, and one was the friend of a family member, police said.
Following his arrest, police questioned Lewis about the statements and he confirmed some of those encounters, said Utah County Sheriff's Sgt.
Jason Randall, part of the department's special victims unit.
"That's the most important factor of this investigation, finding out if there are child victims out there," he said.
It doesn't require users to have a forum account to use, but HRP's decision to implement an IRC-based chat instead of IM-like implementations, added with IRC's inherent complexity to most Internet users today, proves to be deterring to most.