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22
Jan
2020

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is committed to upholding the law and preventing illicit activity from harming American interests. As part of the homeland security mission, DHS enforces trade, travel, and victim protection laws ...

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Jan
2020

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, January 16, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- The law firm of Nadrich & Cohen, LLP announces that its legal teams are handling sexual abuse cases under the new California sex abuse victims law which provides ...

16
Jan
2020

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KHGI) - A bill in the Nebraska Legislature could make it a crime for a teacher to have sex with a student under 19 years old. Currently, if the student is at least 16 years old, there may not be a crime. That was the case when a ...

16
Jan
2020

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(INDIANAPOLIS) – Tippecanoe County Prosecutor and President of the Association of Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys, Inc., Pat Harrington, testified in support of Senate Bill 206 on Wednesday. ...

14
Jan
2020

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LYON, France (AP) — A French former priest accused of sexually abusing some 75 boys when he worked as their scout chaplain is on trial in Lyon, France's worst clergy abuse drama to reach court so far. Preynat, now 74, is charged with sexual ...

9
Jan
2020

Microsoft has developed an automated system to identify when sexual predators are trying to groom children within the chat features of video games and messaging apps, the company announced Wednesday. The tool, codenamed Project Artemis, is ...

8
Jan
2020

Record numbers of reports of online child abuse were investigated by a UK charity last year. The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), which identifies and removes child abuse content on the internet, processed 260,400 reports in 2019, up 14% on the ...

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Jan
2020

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Nearly all the employees at Ottawa’s largest school board have received training to prevent child sexual abuse and may soon be asked to sign a yearly declaration confirming they understand that protecting children is their responsibility. Both ...

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Jan
2020

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A federal appeals court has reversed the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a former San Bernardino County social worker alleging he was fired for reporting a systemic flaw that allowed children to be repeatedly placed into a foster home where ...

2
Jan
2020

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The Rev. Gregory Sheridan was described as a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde — “the nicest man in the world, but inside … were demons.” Anthony Rodrigue, another deceased San Diego cleric, was called “one of the most prolific and horrible ...

31
Dec
2019

CHICAGO (AP) — One day in May of 1970, an 11-year-old boy and his disabled sister were sitting on the curb outside a Chicago tavern, waiting for their mother to come out. When a priest with crinkly eyes and a ready smile happened by and ...

27
Dec
2019

Richard J. Poster served time for possessing child pornography, violated his probation by having contact with children, admitted masturbating in the bushes near a church school and in 2005 was put on a sex offender registry. And yet the former ...

11
Dec
2019

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SAN DIEGO — Four sexual assault victims of a convicted and now-deceased Catholic priest will sue the Diocese of San Diego early next year, as recently-enacted legislation allows the men to sue for damages even though the abuse occurred outside ...

7
Dec
2019

Sexual predators have found an easy access point into the lives of young people: They are meeting them online through multiplayer video games and chat apps, making virtual connections right in their victims’ homes. Many of the interactions ...

26
Nov
2019

BELLEFONTE — The trauma and raw emotions associated with the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse case were as intense as ever Friday afternoon when the former Penn State assistant football coach for a second time was sentenced to 30 to 60 years ...

26
Nov
2019

DENHAM SPRINGS – Local authorities said they are not involved in the arrest of a man facing 500 counts of pornography involving juvenile charges. Randy D. Miller, Jr., was arrested Tuesday morning and booked into the Livingston Parish jail ...

6
Nov
2019

Suspects from Bloomington and Peoria were among those arrested last weekend during an FBI sting targeting men who allegedly used social media to try and lure minors into sexual activity. The nine Central Illinois suspects were each charged with ...

5
Nov
2019

(CNN) — The number of US adolescents admitted to emergency rooms for injuries related to sexual abuse more than doubled between 2010 and 2016, according to a new study. For kids ages 12 to 17, the number increased from 2,280 in 2010 to 5,058 ...

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Nov
2019

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CHICAGO — Coming forward to report a sexual assault can be painful and emotionally exhausting. For children and people with developmental disabilities, retelling their stories can be especially confusing. That’s why the Cook County State’s ...

29
Oct
2019

In its first crack at implementing a new law aimed at strengthening student safety protections, the Illinois State Board of Education has suspended the licenses of nearly 50 educators across the state charged with sex crimes, violent felonies or ...