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Son Of Former Mayor Sentenced To Prison For Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

The spread of child pornography has been rampant in recent years. Because of this, law enforcement officials are working hard to crack down on the distribution. Distributing child porn is a federal crime that comes with strict penalties. A Florida man is finding this out the hard way. The 42-year-old Jacksonville man, who is… Read More »

Florida Deacon Convicted Of Child Porn Production

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Child pornography is prevalent in Florida. While it is widespread, we often don’t think that certain types of people would be involved in these sex crimes. So it’s very surprising to the community when a church deacon is convicted of producing child porn. On October 4, a 30-year-old deacon from Steinhatchee was convicted of… Read More »

Nationally Recognized Teacher Faces Multiple Sex Crimes

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Nobody expects a respected teacher — especially a nationally recognized one — to commit a crime, especially a sex crime that involves a child they met online. This was recently the case in Florida, where a teacher was arrested for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy. The 46-year-old man was arrested on October 3 after… Read More »

5 Arrested For Child Porn Possession

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

While law enforcement officials have been doubling down on child pornography in Florida, some people just don’t learn. There are still many people in the Sunshine State who download and store child porn materials on their computers and other electronic devices. Five people —four adult men and a teen boy — were recently arrested… Read More »

Man Arrested For 20 Counts Of Child Pornography

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

The prevalence of child pornography is growing at a rapid rate. People of all ages and backgrounds are downloading and distributing it. A 22-year-old man from Florida has been arrested and charged with numerous child porn charges after 20 files were found on his tablet. The man, from Mary Esther, was arrested in late… Read More »

Florida Man Gets 40 Years In Prison For Child Porn Production And Distribution

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Unfortunately, the internet is not always a safe place. Young children and teens often get caught up in online chats with people who don’t always have the best intentions. They often think they are meeting up with people their own age, only to end up meeting with and having sex with older men. In… Read More »

Florida Couple Accused Of Trafficking Teen

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Human trafficking is rampant in Florida. People of all ages can be victims, but younger children, particularly female teens, are most often targeted. A husband and wife were arrested on June 27 for trafficking a teenage girl. The 44-year-old man and 45-year-old woman face multiple criminal charges, including human trafficking, sex, and prostitution charges…. Read More »

Teacher’s Aide Accused Of Child Porn Crimes

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Florida parents rely on teachers to educate their children. They trust the school’s teachers. They assume that they will be good examples to their kids, but unfortunately, this is not always the case. A teacher’s aide for a middle school in Florida has been arrested for possessing and transmitting child pornography materials. The 23-year-old… Read More »

Man Accused Of Downloading 4,000 Child Porn Images

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Many people engage in child pornography hoping to maybe look at a few images, get disgusted, and move on. For many people, though, child porn becomes an obsession. They download a few images here and there, and then it suddenly becomes all a person thinks about. Before they know it, they have downloaded thousands… Read More »

Florida Highway Patrol Captain Arrested For Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Police officers and other law enforcement officials have a duty to protect and serve their communities. This includes protecting children and keeping them safe, so when a highway patrol captain is arrested for child porn, it can send shock waves through a community. A 45-year-old Florida Highway Patrol captain from Broward County has been… Read More »

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