He was reportedly caught in an amateur pedophile sting operation and the footage was then posted online.
Sony executive George Cacioppo has been fired after he was allegedly caught trying to meet a 15-year-old boy on Grindr in an amateur pedophile sting operation.
The former senior vice president of engineering reportedly thought he was talking with a teenage boy on a social networking app for the LGBTQ community, Sun informed of.
Cacioppo identified himself as “Jeff” and exchanged photos with a noose working with the YouTube channel People v. Preds.
They then give their address to the decoys in Carmen Valley, San Diego so they can meet and have sex.
In a video posted by People v. Preds, a man who looks like Cacioppo and is wearing a PlayStation 5 shirt waits by his front door.
When confronted by the camera person, who starts asking questions about who he was trying to meet, Cacioppo says, “We can have a conversation or I can call the police”. Before walking in and closing the door.
in a statement to cnet, Soni said: “We are aware of the situation and the employee in question has been terminated from employment.”
It is not clear whether the police have been informed about the incident. Sun has reached out to the San Diego Police Department for comment.
However, People v. Preeds told Kotaku that they posted the video to YouTube because the authorities do not work with “cyber groups.”
Nevertheless, the group said it still shared evidence with authorities.
People v. The Preds also posted screenshots that are believed to show a conversation between Cacioppo and his temptress.
In the messages, Cacioppo asks Noah about his sexual experience and sends him pictures of his genitals.
Cacioppo had served as the PlayStation Network’s senior vice president since 2013.
According to his LinkedIn, he previously worked with TurboTax and PostScript.
This story originally appeared on Sun and is reproduced here with permission