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Florida Man Faces Federal Charges for Child Porn, Trafficking

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When people think of child porn, they may think of acts involving young children. However, it can also entail an adult having sex with someone under the age of 18. Even if a person is 17 or 17 ½, they are still considered a minor under the law. An adult who has sex with… Read More »

Florida Child Porn Suspect Kills Himself at Traffic Stop

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Child porn suspects often spend many years in prison for their actions. Some, however, would rather kill themselves than spend time as an inmate living in a small cell. Unfortunately, that was the case for a Florida man.  A recent traffic stop in Florida resulted in a fatality. The incident happened on the evening… Read More »

Florida Gymnastics Teacher Faces Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

A person who works with children is held to high standards. They must act in a professional manner at all times and not engage in activities that could be hurtful to children. This not only means refraining from child abuse, but also refraining from viewing and downloading child porn. While this may seem like… Read More »

Michigan Man Arrested for Traveling to Meet a Minor in Florida

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

It is not uncommon for adults to travel to meet someone for sex, particularly if they are in a long-distance or long-term relationship. But when the person they are meeting is considered a child under the law, they can face criminal charges. Traveling to meet a minor is a common crime initially committed online…. Read More »

2 Florida Men Arrested for Conspiracy to Sexually Assault Child

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Sexually assaulting a child is a horrific crime. No child should be put in harm’s way, and the law aims to protect these children to the fullest extent possible. A person who even plots to assault a child can face serious criminal penalties. Two Florida men were recently arrested for planning to rape a… Read More »

Florida Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 2 Children

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Unfortunately, sexual assault can happen to anyone, young or old, male or female. Even babies and young children are assaulted by adults—even family members—because they are considered to be easy targets. In these instances, the laws are very strict and prison time is almost always recommended. A Hollywood man was arrested on February 6… Read More »

Florida Teacher Faces Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Child pornography is a crime that affects people of all ages, professions, locations and walks of life. Child porn is a growing activity in the United States. The scary part for parents is that even teachers—those whom we entrust to teach our kids—can become involved with child porn. A Florida teacher was recently arrested… Read More »

Man Faces Federal Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Rape is a serious crime, especially when it involves a person who cannot give consent—such as a 2-year-old child. A Florida man is facing federal child porn charges for posting a video of him raping his toddler daughter as well as possessing sexually explicit images of young children. The 30-year-old man from Bradenton was… Read More »

Florida Massage Parlor Faces Prostitution Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When you think of prostitution, you may imagine scantily dressed women on street corners. However, prostitution can occur in a number of ways. Sometimes this activity is hidden in buildings, such as massage parlors. An undercover investigation in Florida unveiled such activity. Police found that two spas in New Port Richey were engaging in… Read More »

Florida Man Asks to Be Arrested for Downloading Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Many law enforcement officials engage in lengthy investigations to catch those engaged in child porn and other crimes. They often put in a lot of work to catch criminals. So when a person willingly turns themselves in to police, it definitely makes their job much easier. This was the case for the Pensacola Police… Read More »

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