Figure Skating Coach Sentence to 24 Years

Figure skating coach was sentence to 24 years in prison for sexually abusing children. This is the latest child sexual abuse scandal to hit the sport of figure skating and the US Figure Skating Association. Manly, Stewart & Finaldi is the nation’s leading law firm representing those who were raped, molested or abused as children… read more

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School Psychologist Charged with Statutory Rape

A 35-year-old school Psychologist, Kristen Lynne Boyle, has been charged with statutory rape at the Fullerton Unified School District. People must be able to trust their doctors and other health care providers in order to receive quality medical care. This is especially true of therapists. When a therapist abuses her position of trust and abuses… read more

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Attorney: MSU’s $4.5 million fine an ‘absolute punch in the face’ to Nassar survivors

The announcement by the US Department of education of a 4.5-million-dollar settlement with Michigan State University following a Title IX investigation into the University’s handling of the Larry Nassar scandal was strongly criticized by prominent Nassar survivors and their attorneys. The Title IX investigation found a systemic failure by the University and its officials to… read more

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O.C. Youth Basketball Coach Suspected of Sexual Abuse of Minors

A former Orange County youth basketball coach was recently arrested over allegations that he had unlawful sex with minors a decade ago. The coach, Carlos Juarez, 44, of Costa Mesa, was taken into custody by law enforcement outside his home in the 1300 block of Adams Avenue. Four victims reported sexual incidents involving Juarez to… read more

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Former Saddleback College Counselor Accused of Soliciting Sex from Students

Financial aid counselor Javier Alberto Williams of Saddleback College is accused of soliciting sex from students and extorting a student into sending him naked pictures. He is now facing criminal charges after he pleaded not guilty in April to a felony count of extortion, four misdemeanor counts of engaging and agreeing to engage in prostitution,… read more

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New Bill Requires Athletic Organizations to Report Sexual Abuse

On March 3rd, a group of U.S. senators introduced legislation designed to protect amateur athletes by requiring coaches and trainers to report any suspected sexual abuse. In light of the recent allegations surrounding the USA Gymnastics, USA Swimming, and USA Taekwondo organizations and the unreported abuse their athletes endured, legislatures decided to take action. The… read more

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Temecula Valley Doctor Facing 31 Counts of Sexual Assault

In a disturbing piece of recent news, a Temecula Valley doctor is currently facing 31 felony and misdemeanor counts of sexually abusing patients and is now being held in lieu of a $3 million bail. Jury deliberations are already underway. John Francis McGuire, 45, of Escondido, has been accused of groping and sexually assaulting numerous… read more

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Montebello Teacher Arrested on Suspicion of Statutory Rape of 17-Year-Old Student

A Montebello teacher was arrested on suspicion of statutory rape of a 17-year-old girl, the Whittier Police Department said Saturday.
Brian Lee Ward, 46, was arrested Friday in Whittier. Ward is a high school teacher at Vail High School in the Montebello Unified School District.
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“Ward had developed a sexual relationship with the student over the course of several mon

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Former OC Teacher Convicted of Child Exploitation Visited Philippines for Sex

A former Orange County teacher has been convicted of child exploitation after prosecutors said he traveled to the Philippines to have sex with young girls and videotaped the encounters. For more information and the whole story, go to: https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Former-SoCal-Teacher-Convicted-Exploitation-Visited-Philippines-Sex-401931146.html

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‘Rehab mogul’ accused of sexually assaulting patients and ‘elaborate’ fraud

The founder of 19 sober-living facilities in Southern California and Colorado was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexually assaulting more than a dozen female patients as well as defrauding insurers in an elaborate $176-million scheme, authorities said. For more information and the whole story, go to: https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-chris-bathum-sexual-assault-arrest-20161110-story.html

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