Sexual Abuse

Former Professor Convicted of Possessing Child Porn, Ordered to pay $78,900 in Restitution to Victims

Restitution awarded to the survivors of child pornography, following the conviction of a former college professor A former college professor who was recently convicted of possessing child pornography will now have to pay $78,900 in restitution to some of the victims – those who were featured in the images and videos that [...]

International Advocacy Group Launches New Initiative, Survey to Help Victims of Child Sex Abuse

An international working group co-chaired by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection has just rolled out a new initiative to investigate the effects of child sex abuse and enhance recovery services for victims. As part of this initiative, the group has developed a survey for child sex abuse survivors in order to better “understand [...]

‘Porn Dogs’ Find Electronic Devices Used to Hide Child Pornography

Dogs have long been used by law enforcement officials to sniff out contraband like bombs and drugs. A few working canines, however, have recently expanded this list to include the micro SD cards and thumb drives used by child pornographers to hide evidence. In fact, one of these so-called ‘porn dogs,’ a black Labrador [...]

Jared Fogle Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Child Sex Crimes

Yesterday, Former Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle was sentenced to serve 15 years and 8 months in federal prison by Federal Judge Tanya Walton Pratt. This is about three years more than federal prosecutors had been requesting – and it’s nearly triple the minimum five-year sentence that Fogle’s team was seeking as part of a [...]

Sex Abuse Victims of Former Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle Receive $1M in Restitution

A total of $1 million dollars has been distributed to 10 victims of former Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle, with each victim reportedly receiving $100,000 in restitution. Four other victims could receive their restitution payments within the next month or so, satisfying the $1.4 million restitution payment Fogle agreed to pay 14 victims as part [...]

Child Pornography Victims Win Important Court Victory Preventing Copies of their Images from Being Made for Defense Experts

Today, child pornography victims won an important court victory in  preventing additional copies being made for defense experts of images depicting them. Judge Kimberly J. Mueller of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California held that the Adam Walsh Child and Protection Safety Act of 2006 permitted the Government to refuse [...]

A Step towards Justice: Child Porn Survivor Wins Restitution in NY Case, Attorney Carol Hepburn Notes the Importance of Restitution for Child Porn Survivors

Last month, a Utah boy known as “Andy” won restitution in a New York court from a man who was convicted of possessing images of the boy’s abuse. Andy was reportedly sexually abused from the ages of 6 to 12, and to date, more than 700 defendants across the U.S. have been ordered to [...]

2020-12-22T13:29:08-08:00September 2nd, 2015|Child Sex Abuse News, Portland Child Sex Abuse Lawyers|

Child Porn Victim Wins Restitution with the Help of Savage Law Firm’s Carol Hepburn

A sexual abuse survivor who was the subject of multiple child porn videos has recently won restitution from one of the men in possession of these videos with the help of Savage Law Firm’s Attorney Carol Hepburn. Now an adult under 40, the survivor, known as “Sarah” in court documents, has been awarded $4,200 [...]

2020-12-17T13:08:55-08:00August 20th, 2015|Portland Child Sex Abuse Lawyers|

Child Sex Abuse Scandal Rocks Jehovah Witness Church

More than 1,000 reports of child sex abuse were never reported to authorities by leaders of the Jehovah’s Witnesses Church in Australia, according to evidence recently presented to authorities. In a scandal that threatens the integrity of the international Jehovah Witnesses Church, new testimony and evidence is revealing that child sex abuse may have [...]

2020-12-17T13:21:40-08:00August 12th, 2015|Child Sex Abuse News|

Life Coach Charged with Sexual Abuse of Juvenile Inmate

A 30-year-old life coach is now facing third-degree sexual abuse charges for allegedly sexually abusing a 17-year-old inmate at the Kairos Three Bridges facility in Grants Pass. According to investigators, the alleged sexual abuse occurred just over a year ago, from April 1 through 14, 2014 when the coach was employed as a supervisor [...]

2020-10-12T12:37:47-07:00April 30th, 2015|Child Sex Abuse News|

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