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Award-Winning Florida Lawyer Arrested For Downloading Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

A 53-year-old lawyer from South Florida was arrested on March 15 after police found thousands of child sex abuse images on his laptop. The ironic part is that the man was well-known for his work on child sexual battery cases. He founded the “Protect Our Kids First” committee and was named one of the… Read More »

School Employee Arrested For Child Porn Crimes

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

A Florida school employee is a recent suspect. The 27-year-old man, an extended-day counselor at Baldwin Park Elementary School, was arrested on April 11 for child porn crimes. A SWAT team from the Orlando Police Department, as well as detectives with the special victims and violent crimes units, served a search warrant on the… Read More »

Pastor Arrested After Using Church Wi-Fi To View Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

A 44-year-old pastor from Palatka, Florida, who worked as a youth pastor and public school teacher, faces criminal charges of child porn possession and use of a two-way communication device to commit a felony. He was arrested after he allegedly used the Wi-Fi at his church, Palatka Baptist Temple, to download child porn after… Read More »

Man Arrested For Possession Of 300+ Child Porn Images

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When people engage in child pornography activities, they need to be careful who they tell. While some people may think this is OK, most people are disgusted by this behavior. They will inform police right away, leading to an investigation, arrest, prison time, and more penalties. A 31-year-old man from Winter Haven was recently… Read More »

Florida Reporter Held On $1 Million Bond For Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

As a reporter in the journalism world, you look for the story but you never want to become the story. Unfortunately, a Florida journalist is the topic of other reporters’ stories after being caught with child pornography. The 63-year-old man became the subject of a police investigation in August after a plumber at this… Read More »

Man Arrested In Prostitution Sting By Miami Police

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When you get into a car accident, you usually just exchange driver’s license and insurance information with the other parties involved. You don’t usually pimp them out for sex, but that is what a Tampa man did. He is now behind bars after police arrested him in a prostitution sting. The 34-year-old man was… Read More »

Police Officer Arrested For Having Child Porn On Personal Devices

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

We rely on law enforcement to keep us safe, but sometimes even they don’t follow the laws. They may engage in illegal activities such as child pornography. This was recently the case in Florida, when a police officer was arrested for child porn possession. The 39-year-old man was taken to Broward County Main Jail,… Read More »

Florida Man Caught With 220,000 Child Porn Images

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Child porn possession has become a common crime in Florida. When people possess these images, though, they tend to collect them. They don’t have just one or two sexually explicit pictures of children. They may have dozens. Or hundreds. In some cases, they may even have thousands. But hundreds of thousands? Virtually unheard of,… Read More »

TV Station Employee Faces Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

People are attracted to various types of pornography. If it involves consenting adults, then it is legal to view and possess. However, if it involves children and animals, then it is illegal. An employee at a Florida TV station is facing criminal charges after he was caught with various sexually explicit materials of an… Read More »

Attorney Schaffnit Quoted in Ocala Gazette About Former State Representative Harding’s Guilty Plea

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Former State Rep. Joe Harding on Tuesday appeared in federal court to formally change his plea from not guilty to guilty on several counts related to fraudulently obtaining a pandemic-era Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL). Learn more and read Attorney Schaffnit’s commentary by clicking here!

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