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Man Arrested for Child Porn After Watching Children at the Beach

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

As a parent, it’s expected that you would keep an eye on your children while at a park or beach. However, it’s a little creepy when a stranger is watching your kids, especially when your little ones are clad in swimsuits. It’s even weirder when the person watching your children is a naked man…. Read More »

Police Officer Sentenced for Buying Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

The public relies on police officers to protect citizens, especially children. Therefore, it can be devastating to hear of a police officer buying child pornography. However, this was the case in Florida, when a police officer was sentenced to prison for buying child porn online. The 45-year-old man from Boynton Beach was sentenced to… Read More »

17 Arrested on Child Porn Charges, Including Disney Employees

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Child porn is a growing crime in Florida, which is why law enforcement officials often initiate sting operations to get criminals off the streets. These stings often catch dozens of people. What police officers find is often disturbing. Seventeen Florida men were recently arrested after Polk County investigators initiated a sting operation called Operation… Read More »

Changes in Human Trafficking Due to Pandemic

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life for everyone. Even those who commit crimes have to make changes to the way they normally do things, thanks to shelter-in-place orders and the economy in general. In Florida, human traffickers are now having to recruit teens online. In the past, they simply kidnapped their victims – typically,… Read More »

Florida Man Faces Several Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

People all over the country engage in the viewership of child porn. Many people think it is innocent. They often confuse it with adult porn, in which the participants are all willing. Child porn is the complete opposite. It involves children—some as young as babies and toddlers—who are forced into these sexually explicit situations…. Read More »

Florida Teacher Faces Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

It can be shocking as well as confusing for children to learn that their teacher has been arrested on child porn charges. Children look up to teachers and other adults and it can be devastating to hear that they have been accused of a crime—particularly one involving children. A third grade teacher in Florida… Read More »

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 »

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