Child sexual exploitation

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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April 29, 2017 - 11:38 am
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A convicted pedophile who used the messaging service on his Xbox to solicit nude photos from four boys in three states is heading to prison. Prosecutors in Monmouth County, New Jersey, say Gary Wolchesky received a 46-year sentence Friday. The 28-year-old was convicted in...
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April 24, 2017 - 2:23 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man conspired with his wife and mother to traffic three minors for sex in South Carolina to help him make bail. The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release on Monday that 22-year-old Zerrell Fuentes, his 24-year-old wife, Brianna Wright,...
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April 21, 2017 - 8:51 am
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A Winston-Salem woman is standing trial for forcing a 12-year-old girl into prostitution over a two-year-period. The Winston-Salem Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/2owKvzR ) that 39-year-old Flora Riano Gonzales is accused of driving the girl to have sex with men and...
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April 19, 2017 - 10:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a person convicted of a crime and later ordered to pay the victim must file a separate appeal to challenge the order. The justices on Wednesday ruled 6-2 against a Florida man who was convicted of possessing child pornography and ordered to pay $4,500 to...
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April 13, 2017 - 5:52 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Navy sailor has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for recording sex acts between him and minor girls. Virginia prosecutors said Thursday that a federal judge sentenced 26-year-old Jordan Lee Adams in civilian court in Norfolk. Adams pleaded guilty in January to one...
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April 04, 2017 - 7:48 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago girl who was sexually assaulted in an attack streamed live on Facebook was threatened with a dog attack if she tried to flee, prosecutors said Tuesday as they revealed more details in the case. During the initial hearing for a 15-year-old, one of the two boys charged in the...
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