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Federal authorities say Joel Davis started an organization to help stop sexual violence, but allegedly went after the children.

(Youth at the End of Sexual Violence)

A Columbia University student who launched an organization dedicated to stopping sexual violence is accused by the FBI of the display of the “highest degree of hypocrisy,” after he was arrested for allegedly trying to have sex with a 2-year-old girl.

A U. S. Attorney’s Office in New York announced this week that Joel Davis, a 22-year-old from New York City, could face up to life in prison as a result of a variety of counts, including the distribution of child pornography and the seduction of a minor to sexual activity.

“Started with an organization that pushed for the end of sexual violence, Davis displayed the highest degree of hypocrisy by his alleged attempts to sexually abusing multiple minors,” FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge William F. Sweeney Jr. said in a statement.

“And if this were not enough of a deterrent, Davis allegedly possessed and distributed completely explicit images of innocent babies and toddlers being sexually abused by adults,” he added.

Davis, the founding executive director of Youth to End Sexual Violence, also served as a youth ambassador to the United Nations and worked around activists such as Angelina Jolie while traveling the world spreading his message, according to The Washington Post.

Joel Davis is accused by the FBI of living a double life.

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“In so many conflicts around the world, the body quickly sites of violence, where rape is used to terrorize and degradation of whole communities,” Davis wrote in a 2014 column for The Huffington Post.

“The youth at the End of Sexual Violence is an example of how youth-led organizations around the world stand together in solidarity — that ask for a seat at the discussion table for youth survivors, activists and leaders,” he added. “We are overcoming the stigma of sexual violence by designing and directing our own programming to address the community.”

He also wrote in the Columbia University student newspaper that he would be the victim of sexual abuse in childhood.

Davis’ alleged double life was exposed earlier this month after he responded to a message from an FBI agent posted on a website known to be “frequented by persons with a sexual interest in children, among other fetishes,” according to a criminal complaint seen by Fox News.

“Looking for no limits TABOO pervs on in the DC area,” the message said. “Bi dad here.”

Davis, allegedly under the username “yngperv22”, he answered and said, “I Need to come down and watch ur kids for a night : ),” the complaint added.

Federal authorities say Davis exchanged phone numbers and text messages with an undercover agent of the FBI.

One of the things Davis reportedly revealed in the interviews: that he was in the children of every age, earlier sexual encounters with children as young as 9 months old, and possessed images of adults sexually abusing children.

As the conversations continued, Davis allegedly asked an undercover agent to send him nude photos of a what is apparently a 2-year-old girl.

“When do you have that the baby is only in addition to,” Davis allegedly texted the agent on Monday. “I mean, even for a few minutes enough to FaceTime.”

The complaint says Davis admitted to exchanging messages and photos, and added that he said that he had sex with a 13-year-old boy this month in his New York City apartment after his encounter with the small on a dating app.

The Procurator of the s. S. Geoffrey S. Berman called the case “nauseating.

“The conduct of Joel Davis is just as mysterious as it is nauseating, and if this is the case, enforcement of the law will keep her watchful eye on the darkest corners of the internet for predators to justice,” he said.

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