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Man Faces Life In Prison For Human Trafficking In Miami

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Florida offers gorgeous weather and many attractions and amenities, attracting tourists from all over the world. Because of this, Florida – especially the Miami area – is a hot spot for human trafficking. Human trafficking affects people of all ages, including children and teens. A Connecticut man was recently found guilty of commercial sex… Read More »

Florida College Student Faces Criminal Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Child porn is attractive to many people—even those who are still teens and not far from being children themselves. A college student in Florida was caught with more than one thousand sexually explicit images and is now facing child porn possession charges. The 19-year-old college student at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University was arrested in early… Read More »

Florida Man Met Teen For Sex, Faces Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Many people will go to great lengths for sex. Some will even travel to meet a minor for sex, which is a second-degree felony in Florida, resulting in harsh prison sentences. On August 16, a man from Hialeah flew to Orlando International Airport in hopes of meeting a teen girl for sex. That was… Read More »

Florida Deputy Sentenced To Prison For Child Porn, Sexual Assault

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Police officers are supposed to enforce the law, so it’s shocking when they are the ones who end up in prison. However, this was recently the case in Jacksonville, when a former police deputy was sentenced to 35 years in prison for child porn and having unlawful sexual activity with a minor.  The 38-year-old… Read More »

Florida Man Faces Prison Time For Tweeting Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When people choose to view and download child pornography images, they tend to keep this activity secret. Then there are those who share it on social media and tag public figures. This was what a Florida man did, and now he faces prison time for his crimes. On August 31, the 24-year-old man from… Read More »

Woman Faces Sex Trafficking Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Sex sells, and unfortunately, many adults use this to their advantage. They engage in human trafficking, which is the use fraud and force to get young children and teens into the sex industry. They force these children to perform sexual acts with promises of money, but the outcome is far from glamorous. A 19-year-old… Read More »

Florida Teens Arrested After Distributing Child Porn Video

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Let’s be honest: teens often experiment with sexual activity. While it’s not necessarily illegal for them to have sex with someone roughly their own age, recording the sexual acts and posting them online for others to see does constitute child pornography if the performers in the videos or photos are minors under the age… Read More »

Florida Baseball Coach Arrested For Child Porn Possession

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Many people get involved in child porn, and it’s especially easy for coaches and others who work with children to gain possession of sexually explicit images of children. That’s because these people are often seen as role models who can easily gain the trust of young children. A baseball coach from Central Florida has… Read More »

Florida Man Arrested On Felony Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When a person decides to download child porn images, they don’t typically download a couple or even a dozen photos. They tend to have an addiction and will view hundreds of images, with many of them particularly disturbing. A Florida man has been arrested for possessing more than 600 child porn images. The 29-year-old… Read More »

Pensacola Man Sentenced To 11 Years In Prison For Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Criminal offenses against children, particularly child porn charges, are punished harshly in Florida. The state works hard to prosecute these criminals. A Florida man was recently sentenced for child porn crimes he committed in 2019. On July 22, the 60-year-old man from Pensacola was sentenced to 11 years in prison for receipt of child… Read More »

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