Major Child Pornography Bust Nets Police Officers, Scoutmasters, Clergy

A joint operation between US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and New York authorities has resulted in the arrest of 71 individuals for the possession, production, and distribution of child pornography. Disturbingly, many of those arrested hold positions of authority and trust, including a rabbi, police officers, a paramedic with the Fire Department, TSA agents… read more

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X-Men Director Hit With Second Lawsuit

Bryan Singer, the director of, among other things, the X-Men franchise, has been hit with a second lawsuit by an individual claiming that he was molested by the director as a child. The Plaintiff is a UK citizen who says that Singer molested him in the UK in 2007 while attending the premiere of the… read more

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X-Men Director Bryan Singer Sued Over Allegations He Raped Underage Boy

Bryan Singer, known for directing the X-Men franchise, among other films, has been sued by an individual claiming that the director raped and drugged him while he was a minor. The lawsuit alleges that Singer gave the Plaintiff – a minor at the time – drugs and alcohol before sexually assaulting and raping him. The… read more

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Cedars-Sinai Nursing Assistant Suspected of Sexually Assaulting Patients

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating a former nursing assistant on suspicion of sexually assaulting, and in some instances raping, women who were sedated after surgery. The nursing assistant, Guillermo Fernando Diaz, was fired from Cedars in July of 2013. Since opening the investigation, women have come forward to report their experiences of abuse…. read more

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Third Grade Student in Riverside Accused of Sexually Assaulting Classmate, 2 Teachers Placed on Leave

A third grade boy has been accused of sexually assaulting a classmate at a Riverside Elementary School. Officials report that the unidentified boy assaulted his male classmate five to seven times over the course of months. The allegations came to light when other students reported the abuse to an after-school staff member. Because the abuse… read more

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Pool Cleaner Charged with Molesting Boys, Possessing Child Pornography

Christopher McKenzie, a 50-year-old pool cleaner originally charged in 2012 with molesting two children, now faces child pornography charges after a search of his computer. McKenzie was already suspected of molesting seven boys over more than a decade, but now faces this additional charge. That brings the total number of felony charges against McKenzie to… read more

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Eighth Grade Teacher Arrested After Having Sex With Two Students

An eighth-grade math teacher at Nicolas Junior High School has been arrested for, and reportedly admitted to, having sex with two of her male students. The teacher, Melissa Lindgren, was arrested on six counts including child molestation and disseminating harmful material to a minor. Lindgren had been working at Nicolas Junior High School, which is… read more

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Woman Has Sex With Her Son’s 12 Year Old Friend, Pleads Guilty

A 45-year-old woman has been sentenced to six years in prison and a lifetime of sex offender registration after pleading guilty to having sex with the 12-year-old friend of her son. Patricia Ann Serrano met the child through his friendship with her son. The two eventually had sex twice in October of 2011. Serrano also… read more

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With Bankruptcy Filing, Diocese of Stockton Joins Ranks of Other Bankrupt Dioceses

On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, the Diocese of Stockton became the 10th Diocese in the nation to file for bankruptcy protection in the face of mounting liability stemming from childhood sexual abuse allegations. The move comes on the heels of the indictment of one of the Diocese’s priests for child molestation. The Diocese estimates that… read more

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Father Kelly Facing 14 Years in Prision Following Grand Jury Indictment

Father Michael Kelly, a long time priest of the Diocese of Stockton, has been indicted by a grand jury on three counts of lewd and lascivious conduct on a child and one count of oral copulation. Kelly, who has not been defrocked, faces up to 14 years in prison. The District Attorney’s Office will seek… read more

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