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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

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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 »

Florida Man Faces Prison Time for Soliciting Teen Girls Online

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Social media allows people to communicate with others in different cities, states and even countries. While this communication is typically harmless, it can sometimes be criminal in nature. For example, an adult exchanging sexually explicit content and images with a minor can face legal trouble. This is especially true if the adult decides to… Read More »

Man Pretends to be College Coach to Make Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Engaging in child porn is bad enough, but engaging in it by lying about one’s identity is even worse. This is what an Alabama man did in order to get in contact with female high school students. The man is now in jail in South Florida.  In late November, the 42-year-old man pled guilty… Read More »

Two Men Pay Teens for Sex, Get Arrested for Human Trafficking

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

It is acceptable for consenting adults to engage in sexual activity. Minors, however, are not allowed to have sex with adults. When they do, and are paid for it, this is called human trafficking. Human trafficking can also involve forced labor that resembles modern-day slavery. You would think that this crime would not occur… Read More »

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 »

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