Child Porn Purveyor Slapped With 27-Year Sentence

Erin E. Marques, 36, a dual citizen of the US and Ireland, was sentenced to 27 years in federal prison after he was convicted of conspiracy to advertise child pornography. Court documents released last week stated that from 2008 to 2013, Marques ran a hosting service on the dark web, part of the Internet that… Read More »

Human Trafficking Bust Leads To 102 Arrests And 47 Victims Rescued

In Missouri, the attorney general’s office announced last week that law enforcement organizations in 11 states arrested 102 suspects related to human trafficking crimes. This multi-agency effort also resulted in the rescue of 47 victims and sex workers. The AG’s office said that the multi-state bust, dubbed Operation United Front, occurred last Thursday night and… Read More »

Porn Star Ron Jeremy Indicted Sexual Assault Federal Charges

Porn star Ron Jeremy was indicted this week on at least 30 sexual assault counts involving 20 victims going back at least 20 years, according to the LA County district attorney’s office. State prosecutors said that Jeremey, 68, pleaded not guilty to the charges, including forcible oral copulation, forcible rape, sexual battery by restraint, sexual… Read More »

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment of 11 Women

New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo stated this week that he will resign in 14 days because of a sexual harassment scandal that is crippling his ability to govern. He said during a press conference that he didn’t want to distract New York from vital work that needs to be done. Cuomo’s surprising resignation was… Read More »

Arizona State Senator Charged with 7 Felony Sex Crimes With Minor

Arizona State Senator Otoniel Navarrete has been hit with seven felony counts of sexual misconduct with two minors, which would net him 49 years in federal prison if convicted. The Maricopa County judge on the case set Navarrete’s bond at $50,000 and put several restrictions on him if he is allowed to leave jail. The… Read More »

SeaWorld And Disney Workers Arrested Child Molestation Sting

A security guard at Walt Disney World and a janitor at SeaWorld were among 18 men arrested in a child molestation sex sting called ‘Operation April’s Fools,’ according to the Polk County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office. The men who were arrested responded to online advertisements from undercover police officers posing as children or the parents of… Read More »

New Mexico Democrat Under Investigation for Money Laundering and Racketeering

According to state officials, New Mexico House Majority Leader Sheryl Stapleton, a Democrat, is being investigated by the state attorney general’s office on charges of racketeering, money laundering, receiving kickbacks, and other crimes. Representatives from the attorney general’s office searched the Democrat’s office in Albuquerque last week and her home, arrest warrants noted. They were… Read More »