Justine McNally (on the photo) fooled the 16-year-old and her family and friends with her disguise as a “Goth” called Scott, and she was welcomed into their home. She then lured her into intimate encounters, promising her marriage and children.
disguise as a “Goth” called Scott, and she was welcomed into their home. She then
lured her into intimate encounters, promising her marriage and children.
“She had her first sexual experience with you, and you abused her trust so
badly she finds it difficult to trust other people”.
Jailing her for three years, Judge James Patrick said:
of trust of her, her family and friends through your behaviour over a period of
“It was selfish and callous behaviour – a grave abuse
she had lost her virginity to “Scott”. But her secret identity was exposed when
a sex toy was found in her bag.
The deception was so successful that the girl believed
described it as “an extraordinary case” in which sexual consent was obtained
Prosecutor David Markham
relationship after meeting through an online videogame when they were 12 and
The couple began their
posing as Scott, visited the girl in north London, staying with a friend of her
They eventually met in March 2011, when McNally,
and in video calls, and the relationship turned physical immediately.
They had talked about having sex during MSN webchats
claiming that she simply wanted to please her lover. Eventually the teenager
was deceived into believing that they had attempted to have sex, the court
But initially McNally refused to remove her clothes,
talked about getting married and having children in the future”, Mr Markham
She believed they were girlfriend and boyfriend. “They
another girl who she had been dating in her home town, Glasgow.
McNally was almost exposed when she broke up with
London, and made a comment about “Scott” being a girl.
The spurned woman got in touch with her rival in north
But when confronted McNally lied her way out of the
victim became suspicious and looked through McNally’s possessions.
Eventually, in November 2011, a family friend of the
and as she was talking (to the girl’s mother) she found a strap on penis in the
bag”, said Mr Markham.
“The friend found a bra, a size 12 River Island top,
produced a picture on Facebook of her dressed in pink clothing and heels, and
said she wanted to have a sex change to continue the relationship.
The mother and daughter confronted McNally, who
and ended the relationship and called police.
Mr Markham said the victim was “literally sickened”,
darkened by what has been done to her,” said Mr Markham.
“What should be an exciting era in her life has been
“She feels completely bereft and besieged with
will be on the Sex Offenders’ Register for life and is banned from contact the
victim or her mother.
McNally, who admitted six counts of sexual assault,