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Florida Man Arrested in Connection With Large Child Porn Hub

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

It is surprisingly easy for people to get their hands on child porn. With technology, you can simply upload or email images and videos to send to others. In Florida, there is a file sharing hub that was being used to download and distribute child porn. Police think that they have arrested the man… Read More »

Florida Man Facing Cyberstalking Charges Against Former Classmate

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Sometimes the mistakes you make in the past come back to haunt you. This is the case for a Florida man who had a sexual encounter with a classmate 17 years ago–when the man was 17 years old and the girl was just 13. The woman had written an essay for an online magazine… Read More »

Florida Man Faces More than 300 Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Viewing images of children in sexual positions may seem offensive to most people, while some people are curious about them. After viewing adult porn, some people move on to child porn for the shock value. They know it’s wrong, but they simply can’t look away. However, some people tend to forget that simply viewing… Read More »

Former NASCAR Driver Rick Crawford Charged with Enticing a Minor

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

By law, adults are to have sex only with adults. When they engage in sexual activity with a person under the age of 18, they can face serious criminal charges. However, many are drawn to the allure of having sex with children. Because they know it is illegal and forbidden, it often makes it… Read More »

Man Arrested After Traveling to Florida to Meet 16-Year-Old Girl

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Technology makes it easy for people of all ages to chat with others, no matter where in the world they are located. Not only is there online dating, but apps for school-age children to discuss topics of interest with other like-minded individuals. Most people use these apps for legitimate purposes, but others use them… Read More »

Fort Lauderdale Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Even though it is illegal, child porn is still alluring to many people. They may be unfazed by porn featuring adults and want to see something that will really shock them. Yes, child porn does have a high shock factor, but simply viewing these images is against the law. Someone caught watching videos or… Read More »

Florida Man Arrested for Child Porn Thought it Was Legal

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

In order to avoid being convicted of a crime, some people claim that they are unaware of the law. This may get a person out of criminal charges in some cases, but this is likely not the case when it comes to child porn. Naked photos of 10-year-old children are never legal, but one… Read More »

Man Charged with Child Porn After Exchanging Illicit Messages With Florida Teen

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When people think of child porn, they may imagine someone viewing photos of young children without their consent. Child porn, however, is fairly broad and encompasses many elements. Even texting images to a person while in a consensual relationship can be construed as child porn, particular if the images are of a child. A… Read More »

Florida Man Arrested for Cyberstalking

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

In the past, stalking involved physically following a person and showing at their homes and other places they frequent. Stalking is much easier nowadays. With computers, smartphones and tablets prevalent in today’s society, you can easily stalk someone without even leaving your phone. This is called cyberstalking and it can result in serious penalties…. Read More »

11 Men Arrested, Charged in Child Porn Sting

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

If you possess or distribute pornographic images of children and think you’ll never get caught, think again. Investigators often spend months researching and identifying suspects using tips from others. One recent sting in Florida, dubbed Operation Guardians of Innocence II, netted 11 suspects who will face a total of 660 criminal charges for engaging… Read More »

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