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Category Archives: Minor Sex Offense

Florida Man Arrested For Various Sex Offenses

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Many people are attracted to younger girls and boys. However, this behavior is frowned upon, as teens and other young children under the age of 18 cannot legally consent to sex. This means that sex offenses involving minors are illegal and can lead to significant penalties. This is the case for a Florida man,… Read More »

Miami Man Accused Of Human Trafficking

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Many teens are lured by the thought of making a lot of money in a short period of time. So when they are approached by someone who promises large amounts of cash for easy work, of course they want to believe it. They take the person up on their offer, only to find out… Read More »

12 Arrested In Undercover Sting Targeting Child Predators

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Florida has some of the toughest laws when it comes to meeting minors for sex. Many adults prey on children online because they think they won’t get caught. They visit online chat rooms and try to coerce children to meet with them for sex. Sometimes they are successful. In some cases, though, a police… Read More »

Human Trafficking Sting Operation Nets 108 Arrests

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Many sheriff’s departments in Florida regularly perform sting operations to get sex offenders off the streets and behind bars. Investigators pose as young children to try to entice these adults—typically men—and then arrest them when they initiate sexual encounters. In March, the Polk County Sheriff’s Department performed a six-day undercover operation that focused on… Read More »

Former Teacher Arrested For Traveling To Meet A Minor

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Parents and others in the community depend on teachers to do the right thing. This means treating children with respect, and not trying to sexualize them. A former teacher has been arrested for attempting to meet with a minor for sex. He faces charges of traveling to meet a minor,  obscene communication, and unlawful… Read More »

Florida Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Student

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

While it’s good for teachers and students to get along with each other, they can get a little too close and personal at times. After all, they spend a lot of time together at school and this can develop into something more than a teacher-student relationship. Sometimes these relationships turn romantic and even sexual…. Read More »

Man Faces Life In Prison For Human Trafficking In Miami

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Florida offers gorgeous weather and many attractions and amenities, attracting tourists from all over the world. Because of this, Florida – especially the Miami area – is a hot spot for human trafficking. Human trafficking affects people of all ages, including children and teens. A Connecticut man was recently found guilty of commercial sex… Read More »

Florida Man Met Teen For Sex, Faces Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Many people will go to great lengths for sex. Some will even travel to meet a minor for sex, which is a second-degree felony in Florida, resulting in harsh prison sentences. On August 16, a man from Hialeah flew to Orlando International Airport in hopes of meeting a teen girl for sex. That was… Read More »

Woman Faces Sex Trafficking Charges

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Sex sells, and unfortunately, many adults use this to their advantage. They engage in human trafficking, which is the use fraud and force to get young children and teens into the sex industry. They force these children to perform sexual acts with promises of money, but the outcome is far from glamorous. A 19-year-old… Read More »

5 Men Arrested in Online Sting Operation

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

COVID-19 has changed the lives of all Americans. People are staying home more. Kids are unable to attend school in person and engage in sports and other activities. This means they are spending more time at home on computers and other electronic devices. Navigating the online world is no safe, though, and many kids… Read More »

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