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Category Archives: Child Pornography

Florida Man Arrested for Exchanging Child Porn for Gift Cards

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Materials depicting child porn are all too common online. These images victimize children of all ages every time they are viewed by others. As such, sharing or distributing child porn is never legal, even if you trade it for money, gift cards or other items. A man in Florida was recently arrested and charged… Read More »

Disney Workers, Retired Principal Among Those Arrested in Florida Child Porn Sting

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

When you think of people viewing child porn, you probably don’t imagine those who work with kids. However, anyone—even theme park workers and school principals—can be caught viewing and distributing pornographic images of young children. This was the case in Florida, where a recent child porn sting operation led to the arrest of 17… Read More »

Florida Man Accused of Child Porn Possession, Molestation Could Go Free

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Police officers, detectives and other law enforcement officials have to abide by the law when it comes to gathering evidence and searching an accused individual’s home, car and other belongings. When they fail to execute proper search and seizure procedures, as outlined in the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, any evidence obtained may… Read More »

Dogs Used to Detect Child Porn in Florida

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

You have probably heard of dogs that can sniff out drugs and bombs, but what about child porn? To be clear, these specially trained dogs in Florida can’t tell you where to find images and videos of children in sexually explicit poses. However, they can sniff out hidden electronic devices such as thumb drives…. Read More »

South Florida Police Officer Accused of Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Child porn is a crime that anyone can commit. It knows no boundaries. People young and old are accused of this crime. So are people with good careers. Even police officers—the ones who investigate child porn crimes—are often at the opposite end. This was recently the case in South Florida, when a police officer… Read More »

Florida Doctor Faces Prison Sentence for Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Child porn possession and distribution are common crimes that are growing in nature. In the past decade, it has grown by 2500%, making it one of the fastest-growing crimes in the United States. More than 100,000 children are victimized through child porn every year. People of all walks of life are attracted to child… Read More »

Disney Employee Arrested on Child Porn Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Families in Florida visit Disney World and other amusement parks on a daily basis. It is expected that these places would be family-friendly, and they are, for the most part. However, some of the employees there are attracted to young children, which can make parents super cautious. Some employees engage in criminal acts involving… Read More »

15 Florida Residents Arrested in Child Porn Sting

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Child porn is a serious problem in states such as Florida. As such, law enforcement officials punish these crimes harshly. They also spend a significant amount of time online and out in the communities looking for offenders who are harming children through this abuse. Now that summer is here, investigators are cracking down on… Read More »

High School Band Director Arrested for Having Sex With Boy

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

School teachers and staff have a responsibility to protect children. Students should be able to trust the adults they come into contact with during the course of their day. While sex should be reserved for consenting adults, sometimes children, particularly teens, are confused for consenting partners. This is not only confusing but illegal.  A… Read More »

Florida Firefighter Charged With 22 Counts of Child Porn

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

It is not uncommon for upper class members of society and first responders—those who are often considered “heroes”— to develop child porn addictions and risk everything in the process. We live in a society that is infatuated with sex, which causes people to look for images that contain sexual images. While most people look… Read More »

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