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Florida Man Arrested For Possessing Child Porn Images Described As “Art”

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

People have different feelings about porn. Some enjoy it and watch it every day, while others are against it. While there is nothing illegal about adult porn, child porn is a whole different story. It’s illegal and it’s not “art,” as one Florida teacher described it. A teacher from Palm Beach County was arrested… Read More »

2 Florida Men Charged With Child Porn Crimes Involving 5-Year-Old

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Everyday, children are involved in child porn crimes. While many of these children are older teens, many are also young. A 5-year-old boy was a recent victim in Florida. Two men have been punished for distributing and producing child porn. A man from Melbourne has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for… Read More »

13 Men Arrested In Florida Sting Operation

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Sexual abuse of children is a serious crime, but that doesn’t deter a lot of people. Sex crimes against minors are common in Florida, which is why police departments often set up sting operations to catch those trying to harm children. A recent sting operation in Florida netted 13 arrests. The undercover operation was… Read More »

Florida Man Coerces Teen Girls Into Child Porn Production

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Young girls are impressionable and can be coerced into doing a number of things if they get something favorable in return. For example, a Florida man was able to use video game cash and social media to get girls as young as 12 years old to star in sexually explicit videos. The 23-year-old man… Read More »

Son Of Former Mayor Sentenced To Prison For Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

The spread of child pornography has been rampant in recent years. Because of this, law enforcement officials are working hard to crack down on the distribution. Distributing child porn is a federal crime that comes with strict penalties. A Florida man is finding this out the hard way. The 42-year-old Jacksonville man, who is… Read More »

Florida Deacon Convicted Of Child Porn Production

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Child pornography is prevalent in Florida. While it is widespread, we often don’t think that certain types of people would be involved in these sex crimes. So it’s very surprising to the community when a church deacon is convicted of producing child porn. On October 4, a 30-year-old deacon from Steinhatchee was convicted of… Read More »

Nationally Recognized Teacher Faces Multiple Sex Crimes

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Nobody expects a respected teacher — especially a nationally recognized one — to commit a crime, especially a sex crime that involves a child they met online. This was recently the case in Florida, where a teacher was arrested for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy. The 46-year-old man was arrested on October 3 after… Read More »

5 Arrested For Child Porn Possession

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

While law enforcement officials have been doubling down on child pornography in Florida, some people just don’t learn. There are still many people in the Sunshine State who download and store child porn materials on their computers and other electronic devices. Five people —four adult men and a teen boy — were recently arrested… Read More »

Man Arrested For 20 Counts Of Child Pornography

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

The prevalence of child pornography is growing at a rapid rate. People of all ages and backgrounds are downloading and distributing it. A 22-year-old man from Florida has been arrested and charged with numerous child porn charges after 20 files were found on his tablet. The man, from Mary Esther, was arrested in late… Read More »

Florida Man Gets 40 Years In Prison For Child Porn Production And Distribution

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Unfortunately, the internet is not always a safe place. Young children and teens often get caught up in online chats with people who don’t always have the best intentions. They often think they are meeting up with people their own age, only to end up meeting with and having sex with older men. In… Read More »

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