Nikki was the victim of revenge porn, and it was her investigation that lead to an arrest.

It was through a Facebook message from a stranger that Nikki Elliott, 26 from the UK, discovered her photograph was on a US porn website.

The photograph was one she had posted to her own Facebook page a few years prior.

In it, Elliott and her then two-year-old toddler were posing for a seemingly innocent mother-daughter photograph. That was until Oliver Whiting, 37, decided he would upload the image to a porn site with the caption “rape me”.

“I couldn’t believe it when I clicked on the site,” Elliott told The Daily Mail. “There was a screenshot of my Facebook, so my name and picture was there too and my profile pictures with my then two-year-old daughter in it.”

Elliott said she was initially “fobbed off” by police, so she decided to find the man responsible herself.

Through research of her own, Elliott discovered her abuser was 36 and had been her Facebook friend since 2012. This lead her to Whiting, who she worked with at a pub in Eastbourne, a town in East Sussex in the UK.

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Again, she was not happy with the police response after she was reportedly told to ‘unfriend’ him.

Further digging revealed he had done the same thing to several other women.

There was a photo of his 16-year-old half-sister wearing her school uniform with a caption asking how many men would pay to rape her.

There were nude images of his ex-girlfriend.

There was also a picture of a family friend with the words  “100 to rape her, 50 to get her pregnant and 20 to make her pregnant”.

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Whiting was arrested last May and faced court at the end of last month. He pleaded guilty to 11 offences of making offensive postings, and the court heard he had been previously cautioned for offences of a similar nature.

Now, he’s received a suspended six month prison sentence, and Elliott says she’s disappointed with the punishment, and the way the case has been handled.

“I feel let down by the police and think more should have been done,” she told the court. “I felt all alone and no-one would help me. I was not very impressed with the way Sussex Police dealt with my case.”

These feelings are likely compounded by the fact the photograph of her and her daughter is still on the website. It is reportedly outside the jurisdiction of police in the UK to demand the image be removed.

“It freaks me out to know the pictures are still there and there are people out there who can still see them,” Elliott said.

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