A Louisiana man who was previously convicted of running a scam where he would pretend to have a brother with special needs in order to get babysitters to change his diaper was arrested again on Thursday, Dec. 23, under human trafficking charges for the same crime.

Thirty-one-year-old Rutledge Deas IV, who lives in Metairie, New Orleans, has been arrested after an investigation into texts where he claimed to be getting “alternative therapy” before attempting to get a victim to change his diapers, CBS 42 reported.

He then proceeded to attempt to get the babysitter to recruit other women to care for him, reportedly to gratify his fetish regarding the act.

Deas was previously convicted for sexual battery and human trafficking when he made up a special needs brother named “Cory” and then proceeded to pose as the false brother in order to get babysitters to change his diapers to get sexually aroused, according to the New York Post.

A suspicious babysitter found out that Deas was not a special needs child and reported him to the police. Deas received a suspended 12-year prison sentence and five years of probation, for which his new charges presumably violates, the New York Daily News reported.

Deas has admitted that the scams were there mostly to gratify a fetish that he has regarding the subject matter and that he is currently suffering from depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues. In spite of that, Deas reportedly is not actively pursuing treatment in these areas.

The man has also admitted that he does not have any physical or mental deformities and that the special needs act is part of how he gets babysitters and unsuspecting victims to unwittingly participate in the fetish.

Authorities are investigating further the scam that Deas has set up for himself, and believe that he has other victims that have yet to come forward.

Rutledge Deas IV, a resident of New Orleans who was previously convicted of running a scam to get unsuspecting people to change his diapers, was charged with human trafficking for the exact same scam. This is a representational image. Jennifer Uppendahl/Unsplash.

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