In its zeal to arrest those who violate the sexual exploitation of minors statutes, the government has established a decades long pattern of violating those same statutes. This document discusses statutory history, how these laws apply specifically and generally to law officials, and through examination of published case law establishes the clear violation by law officials. Also covered are the Constitutional and legal issues which arise from this behavior, and the available remedies which the court can utilize to redress the official misconduct. Additionally, legal harmless investigative methods occasionally used by law officials are covered, which methods moot the need for the use of illegitimate methods. Finally, foreign commerce and Internet specific issues are discussed and the implications of the government’s use of these facilities.