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Jeffery Jones sued for Sexual  Abuse

The "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" actor, 58, who pleaded no contest in July 2003 to hiring a minor for an X-rated photo shoot is being sued by the boy, who's now 19, for alleged sexual abuse.

Court documents that were filed on Monday, Oct. 25 alleges that the explicit pictures Jones took of the then 14-year-old boy are part of the "physical and sexual abuse" he endured during 1999-2000, according to the smokingunwebsite . The suit describes how Jones made the boy pose in various costumes, such as a cowboy or sailor outfit, before paying him to be photographed nude in the bedroom and bathroom. The boy claims that Jones coerced him to act accordingly through intimidation and threats.

The sum of the boy's complaints include: sexual abuse, sexual assualt and sexual exploitation; employment or use of minor to perform prohibited acts; assault and battery; intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress; false imprisonment and invasion of privacy.   The teenager further fears that the photos, which were downloaded digitally to Jones' computer, will surface on the Internet someday.

The actor was arrested in November 2002 as the result of a 12-month investigation. He had previously pleaded not guilty to the dual charges of using a minor for sex acts and possession of child pornography. After pleading no contest later, Jones was sentenced to five years' probation and ordered to register as a sex offender and undergo counseling.

The highly recognizable character actor also starred in "Amadeus," "Beetlejuice," "Ed Wood," "Sleepy Hollow" and "The Crucible." He most recently starred in Jesse Dylan's "How High" and Steve Carr's "Dr. Dolittle 2."

Source: Zap2it


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