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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 »

Former Aide to Miami Mayor Arrested for Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Hearing that someone has been charged with child porn and other sex offenses can be alarming, but it can especially troublesome when the person is a prominent figure in the community. Take, for example, a former aide to a mayor in Miami. The 48-year-old man was arrested for groping a teen boy and sending… Read More »

Former Principal Faces Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Child porn viewing and possession is a common crime. Many people don’t find it too disturbing, as they equate it with adult porn. The main difference is the age of the participants. Adult porn features people over the age of 18 and is therefore legal. Child porn, on the other hand, features minor children,… Read More »

124 People Arrested in Undercover Human Trafficking Sting

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Apparently, at least 100 Florida residents were, given that there were recently 124 arrests in Polk County as part of an undercover human trafficking sting operation called “Operation Santa’s Naughty List” by investigators. Those arrested are facing charges of sex-related crimes, such as human trafficking, traveling to meet minors for sex and luring children… Read More »

Florida Man Arrested for Second Time on Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Nobody wants to get arrested and be in trouble with the law. You would think that if a person gets arrested for a certain crime, they would take the appropriate steps to ensure it doesn’t happen again. Unfortunately, that does not always happen. Some people continue with the cycle of crime, especially if it’s… Read More »

Florida Woman Arrested for Posting Child Porn Images on Social Media

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Statistics show that most users of child porn are white males. However, the lure of child porn has no boundaries. Anyone can become addicted to these images. Case in point: a 20-year-old woman from Florida. A Pensacola woman is currently in jail after posting child porn images and videos on the social media site… Read More »

Best Buy Geek Squad Finds Child Porn on Teacher’s Computer

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Many computer owners rely on help from outside services to keep their computers up and running. When a laptop needs to be serviced for some reason, many people use Best Buy’s Geek Squad services. Geek Squad has a policy that requires that employees report illegal images to authorities. Employees had to abide by this… Read More »

Florida Attorney Arrested for Child Porn Possession

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Child porn possession is a common crime, but the charges are serious. A person can not only lose their job, but also face jail time, fines and other penalties. An attorney for the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DPBR) was recently arrested for child pornography possession. The 48-year-old man once worked with children… Read More »

Florida Men Arrested for Involvement in Child Porn Dark Web Marketplace

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

The internet has opened up the world for so many people who are housebound or have social anxiety. With just a few clicks of the mouse, a person can perform research, shop and even work from home. The internet also allows people to engage in illegal activities, such as view and distribute child porn…. Read More »

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