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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 »

Human Trafficking Sting Operation Nets 108 Arrests

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Many sheriff’s departments in Florida regularly perform sting operations to get sex offenders off the streets and behind bars. Investigators pose as young children to try to entice these adults—typically men—and then arrest them when they initiate sexual encounters. In March, the Polk County Sheriff’s Department performed a six-day undercover operation that focused on… Read More »

Florida Police Officer Arrested For Child Porn Possession

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When you think of child pornography offenders, police officers—people specifically hired to uphold the law and arrest those who break the law—don’t usually top the list. However, the reality is that anyone can be attracted to these images. Child porn does not discriminate based on age, gender, race, financial situation, or job position. Case… Read More »

Camp Counselor Arrested On Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When children go away to camp, parents trust counselors to effectively supervise the kids. But sometimes camps do not fully vet counselors. Some engage in crimes against children and end up arrested and jailed for their actions. A South Florida camp counselor was arrested on April 8 for child pornography charges. The 25-year-old man… Read More »

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