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Former NASCAR Driver Rick Crawford Charged with Enticing a Minor

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

By law, adults are to have sex only with adults. When they engage in sexual activity with a person under the age of 18, they can face serious criminal charges. However, many are drawn to the allure of having sex with children. Because they know it is illegal and forbidden, it often makes it… Read More »

Man Arrested After Traveling to Florida to Meet 16-Year-Old Girl

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Technology makes it easy for people of all ages to chat with others, no matter where in the world they are located. Not only is there online dating, but apps for school-age children to discuss topics of interest with other like-minded individuals. Most people use these apps for legitimate purposes, but others use them… Read More »

Fort Lauderdale Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Even though it is illegal, child porn is still alluring to many people. They may be unfazed by porn featuring adults and want to see something that will really shock them. Yes, child porn does have a high shock factor, but simply viewing these images is against the law. Someone caught watching videos or… Read More »

Florida Man Arrested for Child Porn Thought it Was Legal

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

In order to avoid being convicted of a crime, some people claim that they are unaware of the law. This may get a person out of criminal charges in some cases, but this is likely not the case when it comes to child porn. Naked photos of 10-year-old children are never legal, but one… Read More »

Man Charged with Child Porn After Exchanging Illicit Messages With Florida Teen

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When people think of child porn, they may imagine someone viewing photos of young children without their consent. Child porn, however, is fairly broad and encompasses many elements. Even texting images to a person while in a consensual relationship can be construed as child porn, particular if the images are of a child. A… Read More »

Florida Man Arrested for Cyberstalking

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

In the past, stalking involved physically following a person and showing at their homes and other places they frequent. Stalking is much easier nowadays. With computers, smartphones and tablets prevalent in today’s society, you can easily stalk someone without even leaving your phone. This is called cyberstalking and it can result in serious penalties…. Read More »

11 Men Arrested, Charged in Child Porn Sting

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

If you possess or distribute pornographic images of children and think you’ll never get caught, think again. Investigators often spend months researching and identifying suspects using tips from others. One recent sting in Florida, dubbed Operation Guardians of Innocence II, netted 11 suspects who will face a total of 660 criminal charges for engaging… Read More »

Florida Cyberstalker Faces Charges Weeks Later

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When a person is charged with a crime, sometimes they learn from it and never reoffend. Others, however, are unfazed and continue to engage in illegal behavior. A Florida man has been arrested again, after being charged with a different crime just two weeks earlier. The 27-year-old Crestview man is facing felony child porn… Read More »

Florida Police Deputy Charged With Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Would you believe that a police deputy has been charged with possession of child porn? Such a crime happens more often than you think, and often involves people you would least suspect. Teachers, coaches, bus drivers, prominent government officials and yes, even police officers have been accused and convicted of child porn. A police… Read More »

Florida Landlord Engages in Cyberstalking Via Craigslist

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Craigslist is a great site for buying and selling household items, as well as finding housing and jobs. However, some people use it for unsavory purposes, such as for sex. One Florida man used it to cyberstalk a former tenant who rebuffed his sexual advances toward her. The 51-year-old Lake Worth man was recently… Read More »

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