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Florida Woman Faces 100+ Child Porn/Bestiality Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Watching child porn can be addictive for many people. They may then look for images that are more extreme, such as bestiality images, which involve animals in sexually explicit positions. In some cases, people create their own content. A young woman in Florida became interested in these types of images. Police were able to… Read More »

Former Aide to Miami Mayor Sentenced to Prison for Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

As humans, we’re curious. When it comes to child porn, we may be interested in looking at a photo or two to see what it looks like. Some people take this a step further and create their own child porn. This is even more serious than looking at child porn. It can have severe… Read More »

8 Arrested in Anti-Child Porn Sting in Polk County

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

A recent sting, called Operation May’s Monsters, has led to eight arrests. The offenders, all men, were arrested by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office on June 1. Between them, they face 1,280 felony charges. The men were arrested by the sheriff office’s Computer Crimes Unit, which focused on identifying those who possessed and distributed… Read More »

2 Florida Men Get 111-Year Prison Sentences for Child Porn Crimes

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Possession of certain items can get you in legal trouble. Drugs probably come to mind. However, most crimes don’t get the punishment that two men were recently handed down for child pornography possession: 100+ years in prison. In late May, two men faced sentencing for child porn crimes they were charged with in 2020… Read More »

Florida Man Faces Child Porn Charges After Having Sex With Teens

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

You may not think much of teens having sex with other teens. It’s a common thing, right? Yes it is, to some degree. However, when the sexual activity is recorded or photographed, and the person is under the age of 18, it becomes child porn, which is illegal. So it becomes a tricky situation… Read More »

Man Arrested After Meeting a Minor for Sex in Lake Mary

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

A 38-year-old Orlando man was arrested in early June after he allegedly traveled to Lake Mary with the intent of meeting a minor for sex. The man was speaking to a person who he thought was a minor online. He assumed he was chatting with a 14-year-old girl but instead, it was an undercover… Read More »

Man Guilty of Child Porn Possession While on Probation

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When you have been committed of a crime, you may be able to avoid jail time by serving probation. Probation allows you to live in the community as a free person, with some restrictions. While on probation, you cannot commit any other crimes. If you do, you will face strict punishment and likely have… Read More »

Former Florida QB Jalen Kitna Gets Child Porn Charges Dropped

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

A college quarterback who was arrested for child pornography crimes in November is getting a second chance at life. He was originally facing five felony counts of child porn possession. However, prosecutors offered him a plea deal, so he was able to plea to just two misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct. The University of… Read More »

Florida Man Arrested for Recording, Sharing Child Sexual Abuse

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

A Florida man used the internet to contact a teen from Oregon. He then met with the girl and sexually abused her, sharing the abuse with others. The man was caught and arrested. He was recently sentenced to 25 years in federal prison. The 39-year-old man was arrested in early March for sexually abusing… Read More »

Former Divorce Lawyer Arrested for Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

An Ocala man who formerly worked as a divorce attorney and even worked with children was arrested on 20 counts of child porn possession. The investigation into the 69-year-old man began after alerts about the man’s Instagram account were sent to the Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Ocala investigators received word about the… Read More »

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