Julian Frankel: Palm Beach realtor arrested for attempting to solicit a minor, Boynton police say

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -- A Palm Beach realtor has been arrested by the Boynton Beach police for attempting to solicit a minor online.

Julian Frankel, according to his arrest report, made contact with an undercover officer who was posing as a 15-year-old boy.

Police say that Frankel tried to set up a meeting with the person he thought was the teen.

According to a police report, Frankel met an unnamed person on Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus during the summer of 2012 and chatted about raping boys aged 7-14

 

Coral Springs police notified Boynton Beach police that they received information from the person involved in these conversations. 

 

Frankel, according to his arrest report, lives in West Palm Beach and works on Palm Beach as a Realtor.

Boynton Beach police also charged Frankel with possession of child pornography.

Frankel was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail and made his first appearance at the Gun Club Road courtroom.

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