Child sexual exploitation

July 10, 2017 - 12:39 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge should consider holding Oakland, California, city and police officials in contempt of court for mishandling an internal affairs investigation of several officers alleged to have sexually exploited an underage prostitute, civil rights lawyers said. U.S. District...
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FILE – In this June 22, 2012, file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center, leaves in custody after being found guilty of child sexual abuse charges at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. On Thursday, June 22, 2017, five years after Sandusky was found guilty, his appeal is just one of many issues related to the scandal that are still working their way through the courts. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
June 22, 2017 - 2:24 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — It's been five years since ex-Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse. His appeal is just one of many issues related to the scandal that are still working their way through the courts. A look at some of the pending...
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June 15, 2017 - 4:26 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago federal judge has freed a YouTube singer with millions of teenage followers as he awaits trial on two counts of producing child pornography for allegedly asking underage fans via social media to send him sexually explicit videos of themselves. The judge at Thursday's...
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June 01, 2017 - 3:24 pm
PERRY, Ga. (AP) — A grand jury in Georgia has indicted a man on 20 counts of sexual exploitation of children. The Telegraph of Macon reports ( http://bit.ly/2qKEuk2 ) 35-year-old Corey Alan Richmond is accused of having multiple photographs on his computer of children engaged in sexual acts...
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May 26, 2017 - 8:28 pm
ALMA, Ga. (AP) — The attorney for a Georgia city has been arrested on charges of child exploitation and computer pornography. Alma Police Chief Michael Leslie says 49-year-old Franklin McCrea, of Alma, was arrested Thursday. It was unknown if he's represented by an attorney. Bond information was...
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May 25, 2017 - 2:37 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A grand jury declined to indict an escort and former Louisville men's basketball staffer in a sex scandal that engulfed the program. The Jefferson County grand jury decided Thursday there wasn't enough evidence for charges of prostitution and unlawful transactions with a...
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In this April 21, 2017 photo, Gen. Liborio Carabbacan of the National Police Women and Children Protection Center gestures during an interview in metropolitan Manila, Philippines. Authorities in the Philippines have arrested 3 women who were livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of girls to men paying by the minute to watch from half a world away. Carabbacan said the incidents are increasing in the Philippines because many people are gaining access to the internet and English fluency is common, making it possible to communicate with would-be customers. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
May 12, 2017 - 12:34 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Authorities in the Philippines have rescued four girls and arrested a mother and two other women for allegedly livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of children to men paying by the minute to watch from the United States. Three sisters ages 8, 9 and 12, and an 11-...
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In this April 21, 2017 photo, Gen. Liborio Carabbacan of the National Police Women and Children Protection Center gestures during an interview in metropolitan Manila, Philippines. Authorities in the Philippines have arrested 3 women who were livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of girls to men paying by the minute to watch from half a world away. Carabbacan said the incidents are increasing in the Philippines because many people are gaining access to the internet and English fluency is common, making it possible to communicate with would-be customers. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
May 11, 2017 - 11:29 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Authorities in the Philippines have rescued four girls and arrested a mother and two other women for allegedly livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of children to men paying by the minute to watch from the United States. Three sisters ages 8, 9 and 12, and an 11-...
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Defense attorneys David Wooten and Maria Mena speak in Rockville, Md., Friday, May 5, 2017, after charges were dropped against two Hispanic teens accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in a Maryland high school restroom. The case that drew national attention after the White House cited it as an example of why the president wants to crack down on illegal immigration. (AP Photo/Matthew Barakat)
May 06, 2017 - 2:29 am
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors are dropping charges against two Hispanic teens accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in a restroom at a suburban Washington high school, a case cited by the White House as an example of why the president wants to crack down on illegal immigration. Montgomery County...
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May 05, 2017 - 12:59 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Florida man identified by federal prosecutors as the creator and lead administrator of what's thought to be the world's largest child-pornography website has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. The FBI said in a news release Friday that 58-year-old Steven W. Chase of...
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