According to authorities, emails by Phillips expressing his sexual interest in children and indicating that he owned child pornography were discovered by an FBI agent conducting child pornography investigations.
Former Delaware pediatrician Earl Bradley, 58, was sentenced by Judge William Carpenter Jr. to 14 life sentences without parole for 14 counts of first-degree rape as well as more than 160 years in prison for multiple counts of assault and sexual exploitation of a child.
At a Justice Department news conference today, Attorney General Eric Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano discussed the 20-month law enforcement investigation called Operation Delego, which targeted an international child pornography ring that officials say used an online bulletin board called Dreamboard to trade tens of thousands of child sexual abuse images and videos.
Miami-Dade detectives made a disturbing discovery while conducting a child pornography raid at the home ofÂ Randy Jerome Pozdol – several videos of a man who appeared to be Pozdol, sexually assaultingÂ an unidentified woman and her two young children â€” all of whom were unconscious and apparently drugged. Following a long investigation, police identified […] Read more
Elizabeth Smart, the Salt Lake City 14-year old who was abducted at knifepoint from her befroom in 2002 and held captive for nine months, has recently joined ABC News as a contributor.Â Now 23, SmartÂ is raising her voice to advocate for children, through her new role at ABC News, as well as through her foundation, […] Read more
NYC authorities arrested over two dozen in a child pornography ring bust where the offenders traded child sexual abuse videos and imagesÂ “the way others trade baseball cards,” according to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance. Children as young as one year old were depicted being raped and sexually assaulted in tens of thousands of photographs and […] Read more
David R. Bostic of Bloomington, Indiana, has plead guilty to 66 counts of child pornography charges and could be sentenced to more than 1,000 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Indianapolis. Bostic produced the images, most involving children under the age of 5, some of whom were from Indiana.Â The images […] Read more
Agents from Immigration & Customs Enforcement have arrested Corey James Loftin, 22, of El Cajon for child pornography.Â Loftin was working at a local preschool. According to authorities, Loftin received child sexual abuse images between November 2009 and April 2011, and on several occasions,Â was chatting live online with a man in Pennsylvania and receiving images […] Read more
The Innocent Justice Foundation willÂ present four workshops for law enforcement officers investigating Internet crimes against children at the 2011 National Strategy Conference on Combating Child Exploitation on May 17-20 in San Jose, CA. A joint collaboration of Project Safe Childhood and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program, this conference brings together over 1200 […] Read more
Ronald Morgan, 48, from just outside Pittsburgh, PA, is charged with over 700 counts of child sexual abuse and child pornography, according to authorities.Â Officials say that Morgan began sexually abusing and taking pornographic photographs and videos of a girl when she was 12 and the abuse continued for years.Â The girl told police that […] Read more