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Steve Bickling, 48, Pleads Guilty to Coercion and Enticement of a Minor
Steven Martin Bickling of Baltimore Maryland pled guilty to coercion and enticement of a minor. According to his plea agreement, Bickling visited an online live chat room website where children were present; upon hearing their voices in the background he approached a female performer to request that she reveal her nude. When she agreed he masturbated 12-15 times.
Early Life and Education
Steve Bickling grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended public schools before earning a bachelor’s degree at University of Maryland College Park and later his doctorate from UMD School of Medicine.
In 2018, Bickling visited a website offering live chat rooms with Asian women. After hearing children playing nearby during some conversations, he approached one of these female performers to pose her prepubescent daughter on video while masturbating himself – this process repeated 12-15 times over a two year period.
Prosecutors allege that Bickling had 21 images and 50 videos that depicted minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct, according to his charges. If found guilty, Bickling could face life imprisonment followed by lifelong supervised release.
Steve began working on Madison Avenue before opening up his own advertising firm to serve renowned hospitals and school districts throughout New York Metropolitan Area.
He serves on the Board of Directors for South Huntington Educational Foundation and belongs to several networking groups.
In 2018, Bickling entered into a plea agreement admitting coercion and enticement of minors, specifically Asian women. Children could often be heard playing nearby during these chat rooms. He asked female performers to show themselves nuditively on video chat; twelve to fifteen times over a two year period she agreed. Bickling was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment but was released early from custody.
Achievement and Honors
Steve Bickling is an award-winning teacher and principal who was honored with Alaska’s 2014 Region III Principal of the Year honor. Additionally, Steve is widely known for writing best-selling books about Square Foot Gardening techniques used around the globe.
“Square Foot Gardening,” co-written with Mel Bartholomew and published as a best seller by Random House and PBS television show host Dave Ramsey was an incredible hit that reached millions. Many viewers of that series began gardening their own food in a small space thanks to this show.
Steven Martin Bickling, 48, from Baltimore Maryland was sentenced Thursday to 12 years of incarceration followed by 15 years of supervised release for coercion and enticement of a minor.
Bickling takes great joy in spending time with his family and cheering on Boston sports teams. In his free time he enjoys golfing and reading; currently a member of Boston Athletic Club.
As a former trustee of the John Bickling Foundation, which grants arts and education grants in the greater Boston area, as well as former member of the board for both Boston Public Library and Massachusetts Historical Society, Mr. Brown served as an advocate for these causes during his lifetime.
On June 10th 2022, 48-year-old Steven Martin Bickling entered a plea of guilty for coercion and enticement of minors to create child pornography. Prosecutors claim he visited an online live chat room featuring children, where he heard them in the background. When visiting this website in 2018, Bickling asked a performer if her prepubescent daughter could show herself nude and she agreed. Bickling masturbated at least 12-15 times with this girl during two-years timeframe.
Steve Bicklin is an expert financial advisor and Certified Wealth Strategist(r). He helps individuals, families and businesses identify and reach their financial goals. When not helping clients he enjoys spending time with family, golfing and cheering on Boston sports teams.
Steven Martin Bickling of Baltimore Maryland plead guilty Thursday to coercion and enticement of a minor. According to his plea, Bickling visited a website which provided live chat rooms featuring Asian women. After hearing children in some chats, Bickling approached a female performer offering nude video chat sessions offering $50. She agreed, and showed Bickling her prepubescent daughter over 12-15 times over two years for him to masturbate on video chat with Bickling posing her nude on video chat for him over 12-15 times over two years time!