A Sex Offender Who Evaded the System

Dodd was shown on undercover video, complaining to Nang's mother that the girl was being insufficiently affectionate with him, despite the amount of money he had given the family.

"I just can't keep going like this anymore with her. I don't think she loves me," Dodd said on camera. "I really want to find out."

"Is there a word for mannequin? When I kiss her I feel like I'm kissing a statue. There's no reciprocity. She's just like a limp pillow," he said. "She's gotta understand that I can't wait to kiss her. A general, how are you kiss. And she avoids it, she shuns it."

"I want to ask: if we get married, is she ok to move to the states?" Dodd said on camera.

The translator said Nang didn't want to leave her family.

Dodd didn't know it, but undercover agents from a local anti-trafficking group called APLE, had started tracking him round the clock shortly after he arrived in Cambodia after they spotted him on the street with Nang.

APLE has made it its mission to identify suspected foreign pedophiles and to help gather enough evidence for the police to make an arrest.

Dodd Faces Up to 30 Years in Prison

Cambodia is a magnet for pedophiles. Local investigators took us into the seedy world where they say one can get anything for a price; a world where Dodd seemed to have completely and comfortably immersed himself.

In October 2008 -- 10 months after he arrived and more than two years after he got out of prison -- Cambodian police, in conjunction with the FBI, swooped in and arrested Dodd. They took him and Nang's mother into custody.

Dodd was sentenced to ten years in prison in August 2009. Outside the courthouse in Phnom Penh, we met Nang.

"Do you think Michael Dodd behaved inappropriately with you?" I asked her. "Did he sexually abuse you?"

"Yes," the translator said as the little girl nodded.

We watched as the girl was completely shunned by members of her own family, who blamed her for getting her mother in trouble. She was allowed to hug her younger brother.

After four years of evading the law, Dodd was brought back to the U.S. by the FBI in February 2010. He will stand trial for traveling abroad to have sex with a minor. If convicted, he faces up to 30 years in prison.

Dodd's long run of slipping through the cracks is over, but no one knows how many young victims may have been left in its wake.

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