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Secret pedophile symbols end up on children’s toys

WFLA.com
By Steve Andrews
March 11, 2016

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A Tampa Bay area company is investigating how a pedophile logo made it onto one of its toys. Feld Entertainment Inc., of Ellenton, has pulled its Monster Truck pillow from circulation and is offering customers refunds after discovering a logo that enables pedophiles to communicate about their wants and desires.

Feld produces Monster Jam shows. It sells souveneirs including the Monster Truck pillow. According to Feld, the pillow was designed in a now-closed office in Fort Worth, Texas. The pillows were manufactured in China. Nicole Kelly picked one up at a show in Syracuse, New York. Then she discovered a double heart, a symbol for pedophiles.

“Immediately I went into this momma bear mode. I was angry. I wanted to call and text everybody. I wanted answers,” Kelly said. According to the FBI’s website, people who sexually abuse children, as well as those who produce, distribute and trade child porn, use various types of logos or symbols to recognize one another and distinguish their sexual preferences. The double heart, or girl lover logo, symbolizes a relationship between an adult male or female and a minor girl.

Three mothers, sitting in a Tampa park, had no clue about any of that. “Probably would be good information to have,” Jessica Egli said.

“We have a lot of toys in our house,” Kate McCauley said. “Lots and lots of toys, and I’ve never seen that or thought to look for it. As parents of little kids, I want law enforcement to know more about this.”

“I’ve never heard of it before,” Allyson Brimer added.

Feld vice president of communications Stephen Payne stated the pillow with the double heart was pulled from service. The company is offering refunds or exchanges. Feld’s customer service number is (800) 844-3545.  The email address is customerservice@feldinc.com.

According to Payne, in 30 plus years, Feld never had an issue with toys or a recall. The company is looking into all products associated with the designer of the truck pillow. It doesn’t know if this was an accident or oversight, or if it was intentional.

SOURCE: http://wfla.com/2016/03/10/secret-pedophile-symbols-end-up-on-childrens-toys/

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Ol Santa

Oh well...

        ...Ol' Santa here.    It just goes to prove that some people are really sick and should be dealt with by the proper authorities.

Sorry it that offends anyone but that's just how I feel!

Ol' Santa

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Chris Capstone

Criminal groups have their own language and/or symbols to communicate secretly with each other. The groups can be organized like gangs or loose affiliations that share common interests as in this case of pedophiles. Sometimes these systems of coded language and symbols are referred as the "cant" of the group. Certain types of dress my also be part of the subculture. Sometimes a cant will be used by non-criminal or borderline group as well, like carnies. They have a cant which is very difficult for outsiders to understand. When you hear people speaking in strange "slang" or using strange symbols, it's a pretty safe bet they are hiding unethical or criminal activity. It might sound paranoid but it's true.

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My grandparents used to tell about all the bums(1953ish) that would stop at their house begging for food. Until they mentioned it to the sheriff. He searched the outside of their house and showed them a chalk drawing of a red heart with white angel wings. It was visible from the road. The sheriff erased it and replaced it with a blue NO and the problem stopped. 

Gist of the story is this "secret symbol language" has been around for a long time, and it has been used for a lot of different purposes.

 

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On 3/14/2016 at 10:36 PM, Charlie Claus said:

My grandparents used to tell about all the bums(1953ish) that would stop at their house begging for food. Until they mentioned it to the sheriff. He searched the outside of their house and showed them a chalk drawing of a red heart with white angel wings. It was visible from the road. The sheriff erased it and replaced it with a blue NO and the problem stopped. 

Gist of the story is this "secret symbol language" has been around for a long time, and it has been used for a lot of different purposes.

 

I really like this story. Thanks for sharing it. Your grandparents were literally "marks" as that's a variation of word's derivation. 

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Santa Bob Ford

We have to be very careful in our world now. Great article. We will need to stay on top of these things and continue our education to stay aware.

Thanks!

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