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She Fights Producer Gets 7 Years Jail Sentence

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Depicts the final downfall of Jeffery Williams, one of the most contemptible personalities ever in invade and violate the Care2 web community.


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Dale Husband (123)
Saturday December 27, 2014, 10:19 pm
Two defendants sentenced to prison for fetish beating videos

LARGO A judge gave prison sentences on Monday to two people behind an internet fetish video that showed a mentally disabled man being kicked and beaten.

Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judge Keith Meyer sentenced producer and entrepreneur Jeffery Williams, 61, to seven years in prison. He gave performer Zuzu Vargo, 27, roughly three years in prison, plus three years' probation.

Both defendants apologized in court. Vargo, in tears, said she did not know the man she was punching and kicking in the video was mentally impaired. She said others checked the men out before making the videos.

But, she said, "I shouldn't have trusted the judgment of someone else. I'm so sorry for all the trauma and distress."

Williams also professed ignorance to the victim's mental condition and said it was a key principle within the bondage-sadomasochism community that nobody inflicts more pain than a person wants to receive.

"We're not in the business of hurting people we're in the business of a fantasy enactment for a certain subset of the population." Williams added that, "I deeply regret the pain and the anguish that we caused."

But Assistant State Attorney Susan St. John said the victim's mental condition would have been obvious to Williams and Vargo. As an example of his functioning, she quoted the man's explanation for why he's scared of police: "Because they have guns and hats."

Judge Meyer also said it was clear the man had a disability. According to evidence presented in court, the man was schizophrenic and off his medicine. He had left his group home, gotten lost for a month, stayed around Williams Park in St. Petersburg and eventually got recruited to appear in the Shefights video for about $50.

"I find it completely incredible that you would not have picked up within the first few seconds how substantially he was impaired," Meyer said.

And that, he said, made it a crime. He said if the victim had been a consenting adult, "we wouldn't even be here today. Because people get to do what they want in this country."

"I'm not passing judgment on your lifestyle one bit," he added.

Vargo's attorney Daniel Hernandez asked for a sentence below state guidelines, saying she had a dual diagnosis of substance abuse problems and mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.

Meyer would not go below the guidelines but gave her less time than Williams: slightly more than three years in prison, plus three years of probation. During her probation, she must get mental health treatment.

The victim was not in court.

Prosecutors on Monday showed the video, although the judge already had seen it. The victim groaned and grunted as Vargo punched him in the ribs and face. He fell to the ground and she punched him more. She kicked him as well.

The sentencing on Monday follows a trial in December in which Williams and Vargo were convicted of aggravated abuse of a disabled adult, a first-degree felony with a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. The sentencing completes that case, but it's not the end for the two. They both face similar charges in a separate, pending case with a different victim.

Leslie Stanick (102)
Saturday December 27, 2014, 11:46 pm
What the F! This is such crap. I am so glad these people got jail time for this horrendous abuse of homeless and mentally challenged people. Shameful.

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 27, 2014, 11:52 pm
This is so disturbing on so many levels.
So was the guy on Care2?
Thank you Dale.

Anteater Ants (122)
Sunday December 28, 2014, 4:50 am
I don't remember Jeffrey Williams.

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 28, 2014, 4:22 pm
Thank you BMutiny. The name wasn't familiar and I am relatively new to the Care2 community.
Very scary! And what that couple did was well I have no words.
I appreciate the history.

Dale Husband (123)
Sunday December 28, 2014, 4:31 pm
If you want to see for yourself what an @$$hole he was, just see this:
Most of the posted labeld "Past Member" are Jeffery's. That whole thread is an exercise in watching right wing bigots like him and Robert t. make themselves look profoundly stupid, dishonest and arrogant and show why they should indeed have NO PLACE in Care2!

BMutiny, I actually come here very rarely now because I see Care2 as a failed web community, but I could not pass up the opportunity to give an update to everyone about what happened to Jeffery Williams.

Past Member (0)
Monday December 29, 2014, 12:05 am
BMutiny I couldn't even make it through the whole video I found it so disturbing.
How do you know who to trust on here?

Dale Husband (123)
Wednesday December 31, 2014, 11:09 pm
BMutiny TCorporationsEvil's comments above seem to have disappeared. Since I saw nothing wrong with them, I will restore them.
This is the person in question:

[[[Yes, I remember him WELL, Jeffrey Williams!
He was basically a TROLL on Care2! Care2 did not carry out its policies of getting rid of TROLLS as well as it should have, back then.
We complained LOTS OF TIMES to C2 management, about Mr. Jeffrey Williams!
They would kick him out after lots of complaints, then he'd be BACK AGAIN after a little while! This happened over & over....
Some of us were wondering, if Mr. Jeffrey Williams had some kind of an "in" with C2 management....
Mr. Williams DID BREAK the C2 Code of Conduct, altho often he was clever enuf to just skirt it... and he always yelped about "Free Speech" and "Rights", as these types do.....
He wasn't just politically opposed to everything C2 stood for - he was also a BULLY and would ATTACK AND RIDICULE people for their views - and their spelling, their grammar, their style of writing, their pictures, their names.... anything he could grab a hold of.
He, all by himself, TURNED OFF some GOOD PEOPLE from C2..... his job, and I do think he was working for the CIA or something, was to SILENCE THE LIBERALS, any way he could....

What was the worst, tho, was, that Mr. Jeffrey Williams had a bunch of "groupies" around him, dumb people who would echo him and also join in the bullying and the ridicule of others....
Guess that happens also in school situations, when somebody starts bullying people for some perceived "defect".....
There was a bunch of weird stuff happening, I didn't follow it exactly... he LIED a lot on his profile, people RESEARCHED him and found he didn't go to school where he said he did, didn't hold all the "glamorous" jobs he said he had, etc....
His Profile Pic was this dashing sunglasses-wearing guy in a leather jacket on a "cool" motorbike.....
He got involved with some C2 member sexually {!}, then "done her wrong" and dumped her, probably lied to her, etc. - anyway, this "scorned woman" POSTED NUDE PICTURES OF JEFFREY ON CARE2, he turned out to be FAT AND MIDDLE-AGED AND UNATTRACTIVE.....!
This kindof at long last KILLED JEFFREY WILLIAMS on Care2, his "downfall" was SUDDEN, he himself was RIDICULED, and his shallow, stupid "groupies" on C2 ALL ABANDONED HIM.....
Altho he & I had had many a run-in, I myself did not believe in KICKING A MAN WHEN HE IS DOWN.... so I personally said nothing! at the time.....
We who knew Mr. Jeffrey Williams on Care2, have been following with glee his subsequent "career" - it seems perfectly in character, with what we saw on C2.....]]]

[[[Oh my gosh! To actually hear Jeffrey Williams SPEAK for the first time!!!!!
He sounds JUST like he did when posting on C2... "pseudo-intellectual" rationalizations for his doings.....

I DON'T think, by the way, that it would be a "good idea for this pair to do Community Service work for the Homeless" after they get out of jail.
FAR, FAR AWAY! They are irremediably evil.....]]]

[[[Jeffrey Williams was SEVERAL years ago!
I have been on Care2 for over 10 years!
You would surely remember him if you had been on C2 while he was.

He was a NASTY piece of work, on C2 as he is now. He really didn't belong on C2 at all! A bunch of us got up a PETITION against him and a few like him. He actually had "followers"!
He would SAY that he was "just representing another point-of-view", but he ACTUALLY did venomous personal attacks on people with "our point-of-view". This has come to be generally considered UNACCEPTABLE on C2, and a good thing it is!

I did actually learn something from him, tho! "You learn more from your enemies than from your friends."
I learned to proofread all my comments for absolute accuracy, and to QUOTE MY SOURCES - to refute all of Jeffrey's attacks! This ended up being excellent discipline for me.....

A lot of the people who were here when Jeffrey was here, have left Care2, just because so much time has passed....
I really appreciate that Dale is still here and posted this!!!]]]

[[[Yes, I've noticed you were gone, Dale! I understand your reasons, too.....

By the way, I watched that video late in the evening, and I remembered I had HORRIBLE NIGHTMARES that night! About Domestic Violence...
So anybody sensitive, or for whom this would be a "trigger", should be careful about watching that Video, which is very violent...
{In my dream, the male-female protagonists were reversed, but it still was obviously a nightmare from watching that Video.....}]]]

[[["I see Care2 as a failed web community"...
I agree, and this is very sad.....
But for some kinds of discussions, there just isn't another place, for me at least.

THANK YOU DALE - even if "you" "gave me nightmares" {REAL GALLOPING VIVID ONES!!!}]]]

[[[Dale, I read that thread, hope it doesn't give me MORE nightmares!
Typical Jeffrey "PSEUDO-INTELLECTUALISM". And trying to BAIT people.
And look HOW FAR Jeffrey Williams, this "Purveyor of Moral Values" {!!!!!} has fallen!
[Well, they all do, sooner or later... get caught with a rent boy or a floozy, having sex in a public restroom or with call girls, being a Sex Tourist like Rush Limbaugh...]

That woulda been hard, but not impossible, to predict in that time period....]]]

[[["Disturbing" is a mild word for it! Just as well you DIDN'T make it all the way thru!

[I was stupid, and watched it all TWICE! No wonder I had horrible, horrible nightmares! But I just wanted to actually SEE Jeffrey in action, he was so awful and aggravating back when he was on Care2!}
How do you know who to trust? Just like when you read the news - is it consistent with reason, logic, and the truth as far as you already know it?
Jeffrey's little games were pretty easy to see thru, his "groupies" were just bullies who used Mr. J. as an excuse for their own venom and evil.
He had all these little tricks {that you can see if you look at the 6-year-old thread Dale linked to}, like shifting the grounds of an argument, changing the subject, acting in a way to BAIT people into getting excited and losing their temper, etc. One advice was to IGNORE him, "Don't feed the Troll".... but, he made it very hard to ignore him when he went on these PERSONAL ATTACKS that he specialized in!

One has to use CRITICAL JUDGEMENT just like in real-life situations; Care2 has gotten rid of the WORST of the Trolls like Jeffrey, but they can't censor EVERYbody who pops up here! The Trolls reveal themselves sooner or later.... again, they are best ignored IF YOU HAVE THAT MUCH SELF-CONTROL!!! But they will keep needling you and needling you till you "break" - that's one of their favorite tricks!!!

What happened here on Care2, was, simply, a bunch of us GOT TOGETHER and worked out a STRATEGY for dealing with Trolls like Jeffrey Williams. There is strength in numbers! Getting together, rather than letting him pick at us one by one, really worked.... There was REJOICING when Mr. Jeffrey CRASHED AND BURNED.....! and was gone off of C2 for GOOD...!

[Hey, if you hook up as a Friend with the WRONG person, there is always a BLOCK option.....!]]]]

Let us hope the truth about Jeffery Williams can always be told here!

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 1, 2015, 4:15 pm
Very confused as to why BMutiny's comments disappeared. Thank you for reposting them Dale. I didn't find anything offensive in them.
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