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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 »

Florida Nanny Arrested on Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Parents are often very protective of their children. It can be a struggle when parents have to work. Who will take good care of their kids? They may find people who they feel are good babysitters and nannies, but then they find out that these caretakers have less than ideal morals and sordid pasts…. Read More »

Elderly Man From The Villages Sees Child Porn Charges Dropped

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

While law enforcement officials go to great lengths to put child porn offenders behind bars, they need to have proof in order to do so. They often must investigate cases for many months before obtaining a search warrant and arresting an individual. While many Florida residents have been arrested and convicted of child porn… Read More »

Florida Man Arrested After Downloading 7,500+ Child Porn Images

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When people get bored, they often seek out unusual ways to entertain themselves. While many of these boredom killers are harmless, some are illegal and even immoral. Viewing adult porn is a common activity by many Americans—even those who are married or in relationships. Many people, however, get bored with adult porn and they… Read More »

Human Trafficking on the Rise in Florida Despite Coronavirus

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

The coronavirus is sweeping through Florida and the rest of the country. Florida, like most other states, has shelter in place orders to keep residents at home instead of spreading the deadly virus. However, not everyone is abiding by these orders. People are still heading out and meeting with friends. Maybe they are having… Read More »

Man Accused of Child Porn Possession Found Dead Before Sentencing

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Child porn crimes are illegal, but that doesn’t stop people from engaging in child porn possession and distribution. In fact, these crimes are on the rise. But if a person is caught, they can face serious penalties, including many years in prison. Some people would rather die than face prison time. While it is… Read More »

Super Bowl Brought Celebrities, Human Trafficking to Florida

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Florida welcomed the Super Bowl with open arms on February 2. Celebrities and lesser-known people alike flocked to the popular tourist destination of Miami to watch the Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers. While the big football game no doubt brought a lot of money into the area, it also brought something… Read More »

University of Florida Employee Arrested on Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Many people enjoy looking at adult porn. Once the allure wears off, they often look for other ways to satisfy their sexual urges. They may seek out something forbidden, such as child porn. However, child porn is viewed negatively by society and prosecuted aggressively. A University of Florida employee found this out the hard… Read More »

Florida Man Arrested for Trolling for Children on Snapchat

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Almost everyone owns a cell phone nowadays. Even elementary school children have them, and many are even on social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. While these sites are popular, parents need to know of the internet’s scary reality. These websites are teeming with adults who are attracted to children. These people… Read More »

Florida Man Faces 7,070 Years in Jail

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Imagine facing thousands of years for a crime. What crime do you think this is? Multiple murders? Drugs? It’s actually child porn. A Florida man is facing 7,070 years in prison for committing hundreds of child porn crimes. The 55-year-old man from Lake Placid was arrested on February 4. Originally, he was arrested for… Read More »

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