DuPont heir sparks outrage by avoiding jail time after confessing to the molestation of two of his own children, because a judge ruled he “will not fare well” in prison
By John Vibes
DELEWARE (INTELLIHUB) — Weeks ago, we published a report about a member of the DuPont family with a prolonged history of sexually abusing children. The man in question, 47-year-old Robert H. Richards IV, confessed to molesting both of his children and managed to avoid jail time because the judge said that he would not hold up well in prison.
At the time that we reported this story, it was ridiculed as “conspiracy theory” or “sensationalism”, by people who did not want to believe that this type of blatant systematic corruption exists.
However, now that the mainstream media has finally begun to pick this story up, it has gone viral and sparked outrage world wide.
Richards is a member of both the DuPont family, who built the worldwide chemical empire, and the Richards family, who co-founded the prestigious corporate law firm Richards Layton & Finger.
Richards was able avoid any jail time, thanks to his overpriced lawyers and the prestige of his families. In 2008, Richards confessed to the fourth-degree rape of his daughter, and only received probation. Then years later in 2010, he confessed to sexually abusing his son when he was just a toddler. Now this information is finally coming to light as the result of a civil lawsuit that was recently filed by his ex-wife.
Kendall Marlowe, executive director of the National Association for Counsel for Children, told The News Journal that sex offenders are jailed for the safety of the children they threaten.
“Child protection laws are there to safeguard children, and adults who knowingly harm children should be punished,” she said. “Our prisons should be more rehabilitative environments, but the prison system’s inadequacies are not a justification for letting a child molester off the hook.”
It is actually shocking that the mainstream media has picked up this story at all. There is a deep history of crime, corruption and pedophilia among aristocratic families. Luckily, stories like this are actually beginning to get mainstream recognition, but it is unfortunate that most people out there won’t believe that a story is credible until it is seen in one of the state regulated, corporately owned news sources.