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Prisoner Transporter Behind Bars For Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Those who work with prisoners on a daily basis probably want to do their best to ensure they avoid activities that could land them behind bars. But in a weird twist, a Florida man who worked at a prison is now staying there for a while — as a prisoner. A 36-year-old man who… Read More »

Florida Man Arrested For Various Sex Offenses

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Many people are attracted to younger girls and boys. However, this behavior is frowned upon, as teens and other young children under the age of 18 cannot legally consent to sex. This means that sex offenses involving minors are illegal and can lead to significant penalties. This is the case for a Florida man,… Read More »

Former Boy Scout Leader Faces 13 Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

An interest in child pornography is something that spans many demographics. People from all walks of life—even those who work with children—may have an interest in viewing sexually explicit images and videos of minors. While porn involving adults is legal, when children under the age of 18 are involved, it becomes illegal and a… Read More »

Man Faces 50 Years In Prison For Persuading Woman To Abuse Child

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

People have many types of relationships with each other. While many are in traditional romantic relationships, some believe in polygamy and open relationships. Some are even in master-slave relationships, which involves dominance and submission. These relationships can be illegal when they involve crimes such as sexual abuse of a child. A man in this… Read More »

Florida Teacher Arrested For Child Porn Possession

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

A teacher at Miami Beach Senior High School has been arrested for various child porn crimes. The 32-year-old man was arrested on May 25 after an eight-month-long investigation. He was arrested for multiple charges, including child porn possession, unlawful use of a communications device, and electronic transmission harmful to minors. The investigation began in… Read More »

Custodian Arrested For Uploading Child Porn At School

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

As a school employee, there are some things you probably shouldn’t do while on the job. Uploading child porn is one of them. A Florida man was recently arrested for uploading child sex abuse material from the school. The 35-year-old man was charged with possessing 10 or more child porn images. He was a… Read More »

Miami Man Accused Of Human Trafficking

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Many teens are lured by the thought of making a lot of money in a short period of time. So when they are approached by someone who promises large amounts of cash for easy work, of course they want to believe it. They take the person up on their offer, only to find out… Read More »

Pediatrician Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison For Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

While child pornography is an activity shared by people of all ages and all walks of life, it’s not legal. Possessing and even viewing photos and videos of minors engaging in sexually explicit acts is against the law. A pediatrician from Broward County was recently sentenced to eight years in prison for child porn… Read More »

12 Arrested In Undercover Sting Targeting Child Predators

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Florida has some of the toughest laws when it comes to meeting minors for sex. Many adults prey on children online because they think they won’t get caught. They visit online chat rooms and try to coerce children to meet with them for sex. Sometimes they are successful. In some cases, though, a police… Read More »

Salvation Army Director, Teen Arrested On Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

What do a teenager and a director of the Salvation Army have in common? Both have recently been arrested for child pornography charges in Florida. It may be shocking that a 17-year-old boy and 69-year-old director of a faith-based charity would be arrested for the same heinous crime, but it happened. The 69-year-old man… Read More »

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