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Over 300 New Orleans Priests Have Been Reported for Sexual Abuse, But Only 25% Are on the Archdiocese’s Credibly Accused List
A memorandum that attorneys for victims of clerical sexual abuse prepared for law enforcement includes assertions that the archdiocese has referred fewer than two dozen of its accused clerics to law enforcement, on average waiting nearly two decades to do so.
The FBI Warns That Sexual Assault Cases on Airplanes Are on The Rise
The FBI investigated 90 reports from people who said they were sexually assaulted on a plane in 2022. That number's up to 62 so far in 2023. These numbers show a sharp increase from 38 cases reported in 2014.
Colorado Man Arrested After Uploading Child Sex Abuse Material to a Social Media Gaming Platform
23-year-old Paul Leavitt has been charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Child, after the Internet Crimes Against Children Unit received multiple cyber tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about someone uploading child sexual abuse material to a cloud-based storage service and gaming social media platform.
Homeless Man Accused of Sexual Assault of Teen Girl While She Waited at The Bus Station
According to court documents, a homeless man left a liquor store, spotted the 16-year-old victim that he knew at the bus stop, convinced the teen to drink whiskey, then took the teen to Walgreens where he jumped out of his wheelchair on top of the teen, threatened to kill her if she screamed, and sexually assaulted her.
Wisconsin Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Guilty to Child Sexual Assault
After the criminal complaint stated the former deputy assaulted 8–12-year-old children between 2010 and 2016 and gave them opiates, 36-year-old Gary Huber, plead guilty to 4 felonies, including: 2 counts of causing a child 13-18 to view sexual activity; and 2 counts of exposing genitals/pubic area/intimate parts to a child.
Archdiocese of Philadelphia Settles Child Sexual Assault Case Against Deceased Priest for $3.5 Million
According to court documents, the archdiocese knew Monsignor John Close was a danger to children in the 1970s, after a priest reported teenage boys were sleeping overnight in Close’s room. Close was only reassigned, and subsequently assaulted a 14-year-old boy after hearing his confession.
Northwestern’s Women Lacrosse Player Sues University Over Alleged Sexual Assault by Baseball Player
A Northwestern University lacrosse player is suing the school and its board of trustees, claiming they failed to protect her from a sexual assault, and that several former classmates of that baseball player warned university leaders about sexual abuse allegations against him in the past.
Here We Go Again: Five Florida High School Employees Arrested for Failing to Report Child Sexual Abuse
Five current and former Palm Beach Central High School employees have been arrested and charged with felony failure to report the assault of a minor after not reporting that a 15-year-old student was allegedly assaulted, according to court records.
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