We have taken this story down

Dear Reader,

After we published this story, details came to our attention surrounding the arrest of James Berman in Delaware. Due to this development, we cannot in good conscience continue to allow this story to appear on The Counter website. We have removed it and archived related social media. 

The Editors

Kate Cox is The Counter's editor. She oversees partnerships and edits investigative, feature, and senior staff reporting. Prior to joining The Counter in 2015, Kate was a freelance reporter for radio and text, focused on health policy and the American age boom. She has written for The Guardian, The Nation, Huffington Post, and others. She holds a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, where she produced and reported a three-part radio documentary on the nation's first emergency shelter for victims of elder abuse.