CNN Producer Resigns After Horrific Texts and Facetime Calls Surface Alleging Sexual Fantasies and Potential Misconduct with Underage Girls

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Another former CNN employee is under criminal investigation over disturbing allegations involving potential juvenile victims, according to Fox News.

This announcement comes after Project Veritas published an article on December 15th that showed alleged text messages and FaceTime calls of Saleeby’s sexual fantasies and solicitation of photos of underage girls.

The local police department confirmed a criminal investigation has been launched “into serious allegations involving potential juvenile victims.”

“Detectives assigned to the Child Exploitation Squad of the Major Crimes Bureau are leading this investigation” into ex-CNN producer Rick Saleeby who was a senior member of the team behind Jake Tapper’s “The Lead.”

A statement from police read: “While we will eventually be transparent about our findings, safeguarding the personal privacy and safety of victims and witnesses as well as maintaining the integrity of our criminal investigation are of paramount importance.”

“The person in question no longer works for CNN” and that he had resigned earlier this month, CNN admitted in a statement.

Former CNN producer John Griffin is also facing federal sex crime charges involving children.

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The investigation into Saleeby appears to be tied to reporting by the conservative guerilla journalism outlet Project Veritas. The Fairfax County Police Department confirmed to Fox News Digital that it had been in communication with Project Veritas as well as possibly affected victims as part of its investigation.

The spokesman also told Fox News police seized “numerous items from the subject’s Virginia home” but declined to go into further detail.

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While Saleeby resigned from CNN, Griffin was fired after his arrest on charges involving enticing minors for sex.

“The charges against Mr. Griffin are deeply disturbing. We learned of his arrest Friday afternoon and terminated his employment Monday,” a CNN spokesperson told Fox News earlier this month.

Griffin was charged by a grand jury in Vermont “with three counts of using a facility of interstate commerce to attempt to entice minors to engage in unlawful sexual activity.” He offered a woman $30,000 for a “mother daughter weekend with me,” and told authorities that he was “ashamed” when he was taken into custody after allegedly abusing a 9-year-old girl and enticing other minors.

“According to the indictment, from April to July of 2020, Griffin utilized the messaging applications Kik and Google Hangouts to communicate with people purporting to be parents of minor daughters, conveying to them, among other ideas, that a ‘woman is a woman regardless of her age,’ and that women should be sexually subservient and inferior to men,” the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Vermont wrote in a statement. “On these communication platforms, Griffin sought to persuade parents to allow him to train their daughters to be sexually submissive. In June of 2020, Griffin advised a mother of 9- and 13-year-old daughters that the mother’s responsibility was to see that her older daughter was ‘trained properly.’”