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Florida Man Caught With 240 Pornographic Images of Children

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When a person is caught with child porn, they rarely have just a few photos in their possession. It is not uncommon for aficionados to have dozens or even hundreds of images downloaded onto computers, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. However, the more images a person has, the more severe criminal charges they… Read More »

Florida Man Arrested for Child Porn, Animal Cruelty

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Not every adult understands right from wrong. Some have disabilities that cause them to operate at a reduced mental capacity. Those who are autistic, for example, may be highly intelligent in some aspects but may not have a basic understanding of laws and what they should and should not do. An autistic man is… Read More »

Florida Teacher Arrested on 31 Counts of Child Porn Possession

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Teachers are supposed to help children by educating them and preparing them for their future. Unfortunately, some educators do more harm than good. They may engage in activities that harm and victimize children. One such activity is child porn. A Florida teacher was recently arrested after detectives found images of child porn on his… Read More »

Man Arrested for Child Porn After Watching Children at the Beach

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

As a parent, it’s expected that you would keep an eye on your children while at a park or beach. However, it’s a little creepy when a stranger is watching your kids, especially when your little ones are clad in swimsuits. It’s even weirder when the person watching your children is a naked man…. Read More »

Police Officer Sentenced for Buying Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

The public relies on police officers to protect citizens, especially children. Therefore, it can be devastating to hear of a police officer buying child pornography. However, this was the case in Florida, when a police officer was sentenced to prison for buying child porn online. The 45-year-old man from Boynton Beach was sentenced to… Read More »

17 Arrested on Child Porn Charges, Including Disney Employees

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Child porn is a growing crime in Florida, which is why law enforcement officials often initiate sting operations to get criminals off the streets. These stings often catch dozens of people. What police officers find is often disturbing. Seventeen Florida men were recently arrested after Polk County investigators initiated a sting operation called Operation… Read More »

Changes in Human Trafficking Due to Pandemic

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life for everyone. Even those who commit crimes have to make changes to the way they normally do things, thanks to shelter-in-place orders and the economy in general. In Florida, human traffickers are now having to recruit teens online. In the past, they simply kidnapped their victims – typically,… Read More »

Florida Man Faces Several Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

People all over the country engage in the viewership of child porn. Many people think it is innocent. They often confuse it with adult porn, in which the participants are all willing. Child porn is the complete opposite. It involves children—some as young as babies and toddlers—who are forced into these sexually explicit situations…. Read More »

Florida Teacher Faces Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

It can be shocking as well as confusing for children to learn that their teacher has been arrested on child porn charges. Children look up to teachers and other adults and it can be devastating to hear that they have been accused of a crime—particularly one involving children. A third grade teacher in Florida… Read More »

Florida Father Faces 125 Counts of Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

It can be weird to imagine child porn viewers as family men, but those who watch these videos and images aren’t always lonely old men. In many cases, they are married men with children. This was the case for a man living illegally in Florida. The 45-year-old man—a father of seven—was arrested on April… Read More »

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