Steve Goldberg Poster
The Federal Bureau of
Investigation today placed Richard Steve Goldberg, an
alleged sexual offender, on its "Ten Most Wanted
Fugitives" list. He is being sought for allegedly
engaging in lewd acts with several girls under ten years
of age in California. He also allegedly possessed images
of these sex acts which were later found on his computer.
Goldberg should be considered armed and dangerous.
From January through May
of 2001, Goldberg allegedly lured neighborhood girls
to his Long Beach, California home in order to engage
in illicit sexual activities with them. Goldberg gained
the trust of the parents and then befriended their children.
He entertained the girls by allowing them to play with
his pets, watch television, and use his computer to
play games. Some of these girls also took short trips
In July of 2001, a state arrest warrant was issued in
California charging Goldberg with six counts of lewd
acts upon a child and two counts of possession of child
pornography. Goldberg was subsequently charged with
unlawful flight to avoid prosecution in a federal arrest
warrant issued by the United States District Court for
the Central District of California.
Goldberg is described
as a White male, 6'0", 160 pounds, with brown eyes
and black hair. He was born on November 9, 1945, in
Brooklyn, New York. He has a thick moustache and a receding
hairline. Goldberg was formerly employed as an engineer
with a major aerospace engineering corporation. He was
the president of a gun club in Long Beach, California.
Goldberg has ties to, or may have traveled to, New Jersey,
Nevada, Colorado, Arizona, and Georgia.
Richard Steve Goldberg
is the 474th person to be placed on the FBI's "Ten
Most Wanted Fugitives" list, which was established
in 1950. Since then, 445 fugitives have been apprehended
or located, 145 of them as a result of citizen cooperation.
A reward of up to $50,000
is being offered for any information leading directly
to the arrest of Richard Steve Goldberg. Individuals
with information concerning Goldberg should take no
action themselves, but instead immediately contact the
nearest office of the FBI or local law enforcement agency.
For any possible sighting outside the United States,
contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.
regarding Richard Steve Goldberg, including his wanted
poster, is available on the FBI's Internet Home Page