Posts Tagged 'child sex abuse'

New Jersey Schools Settle Laptop Sex Abuse Case for $1 Million

When the family of a Camden County 12-year-old girl accepted a school-issued laptop for their daughter to complete work during the 2017-2018 school year, they assumed it would be locked down and configured to prevent access to sites that could potentially cause harm and risk to a child. Instead, the girl used the laptop to download Discord – a chat and messaging platform primarily used for communication within the gaming community.

It was on Discord that she met ...

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Sex Abuse Lawsuit Settlements May Bankrupt Boy Scouts by Summer

Boy Scouts faces bankruptcy as costs of sex abuse settlements stack upAs the Boy Scouts of America work to settle nearly 100,000 claims of sexual abuse of the children under their care, the organization says that they need to settle the claims by this coming summer or they may not be around for the fall.

The number of settlements was finalized last month as a deadline elapsed for those wishing to come forward as ...

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New Lawsuits Shine Disturbing Light on Hotels’ Roles in Sex Trafficking

dozens of new lawsuits accuse hotels of complicity in sex traffickingWhat started as a trickle has become a flood as over 40 new lawsuits have been filed in various federal courts accusing major-name hotel chains of being complicit in human sex trafficking. Hilton, Marriot, Wyndham and more have all been named as defendants as women across the country break their silence and demand to know why hotel staff at these locations never ...

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Former Glen Mills Schools Students Coming Forward with Sexual Abuse Allegations

lawsuits allege rampant abuse at Glen Mills SchoolsMore than 300 former students of Pennsylvania’s Glen Mills Schools are taking legal action alleging a wide variety of physical, mental, and sexual abuses at the hands of staff members and administrators. And while the Delaware County schools for court-ordered boys is no longer in operation thanks to a 2019 investigation published by The Philadelphia Inquirer, the wounds for the survivors of the abuse are ...

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NYC Hotels Hit with $10 Million Sex Trafficking Lawsuit

The details of this story are particularly disturbing. As a result, and as a service to our readers, we are urging caution when reading.

Two hotel chains operating facilities in New York City have been hit with a $10 million lawsuit over allegations that not only was child sex trafficking and assault happening on their properties, but that they knew about it, did nothing to stop it, and – in some cases – participated.

As detailed by the ...

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