Neighborhood friend/youth mentor – convicted pedophile

Some additional detail added that could help prevent this abuse from happening again.

Amanda Marrazzo

Friends and family,

Please know where your children are and who they are with. Even if they are with a mentor associated with a kid-friendly organization….know your kids are safe. (Link below)

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/mchenry_woodstock_huntley/chi-former-big-brothers-mentor-guilty-of-child-sex-abuse-20130530,0,7926618.story

I feel it is important that I add a bit more detail to this story, details that did not make it into the new story:

The grown men who came forward during the trial, knew their molester from the neighborhood where they all lived at one time, and for whatever reason actually lived with him for some time during the molestation. They only came to investigators after they saw a story two years ago that he had been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy. They were ashamed and scared to come forward earlier but felt they needed to come forward to stop Puccini from hurting other boys. After he molested them in the 1990s…

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