Tag: Project Safe Childhood

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Texas Teen Mentor Convicted on Child Pornography Charges

A Texas teen mentor and founder of a nonprofit youth organization pleaded guilty Monday to the charge of sexual exploitation of a child, also known as production of child pornography, announced Abe Martinez, acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas.

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Texan Gets 16 Years for Distributing Child Porn

Federal law enforcement authorities continue to crack down on internet sex predators, sentencing a second west Texas man to prison on child porn charges in less than one week.

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Backpage.com Closes Adult Ads After Probes into Alleged Sex Trafficking

Backpage.com has closed its adult advertising section after two state attorneys general and a U.S. Senate panel has focused a light on its ads. The classified ads website has long been criticized for facilitating the promotion of sex trafficking, sometimes allegedly involving minors. The CEO was arrested in October.

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Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Orphans

A Texas man has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing orphans. He used his position in a foreign country as orphanage manager, and access to better accommodations and amenities like hot water, to lure the minor victims. One of these children was suffering from HIV.

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Repeat Sex Offender ‘Babysitter’ Gets 50 Years for Producing Child Porn

A Texas coastal resident has been sentenced to fifty years in federal prison after pleading guilty to producing child pornography. The man and his girlfriend had advertised on Craigs List saying they would provide babysitting services. He was found to be engaging in producing child porn when authorities investigated a call for sexual assault of a child.