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California sex offender sought new victims in Cambodia

San Francisco - Being a registered sex offender didn't stop a San Francisco-area man from flying to Cambodia to have sex with girls as young as eight and preferably weighing less than 70 pounds, according to the U.S. Justice Department.

Oklahoma teen accused of raping children on mission trip

Edmond - A 19-year old Edmond, Oklahoma teen is being held without bond, after allegedly confessing to a number of sex acts with children under his charge while working at a Kenyan orphanage where he was a volunteer with a mission group.

Op-Ed: Who was Alfred Kinsey?

Bloomington - Dr Alfred Kinsey died 57 years ago today. He was once widely regarded as a sexual iconoclast. Increasingly, others are taking a different view.

With deal in place, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner set to resign

San Diego - San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has reportedly agreed to resign in exchange for the city handling some of his legal fees involving a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him and the city.

Prison Break: Spanish murderer performs shock escape trick

Madrid - Strongly resembling an episode of the US series "Prison Break," a Spanish prisoner, aided by two trusty accomplices, managed to escape while undergoing treatment at a Madrid hospital.

Australian court hears of Dutch woman tortured and raped 60 times

Melbourne - A procedural hearing took place at a court in Melbourne, Australia on Friday at which the court heard allegations of a 21-year-old Dutch woman held captive by a couple for six weeks and raped more than 60 times.

Op-Ed: Slavery abolished yet thriving amidst us

There are estimated to be 30 million or more slaves in the world today, that is more then at any other time in human history.

Beware of scammers running rampant on Craigslist

A site created originally for use by the general public has become the hub of scams and Internet fraud. By posting an ad or responding to one, chances are you are likely to become a target for fraud.

U.N. accuses U.S. of not dealing with sexual abuse by clergy

The United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) issued a scathing report, accusing the United States of failing to properly deal with "sexual abuse committed by clerics and leading members of certain faith-based organizations."

Op-Ed: We can free victims of human trafficking Special

The average age of girls being trafficked in Canada is 13. “Choice” is a word that is often misused; the right word should be “prostituted”, since nobody chooses to enter the sex trade at the age of 13.

Delhi rape victim trying to stay alive as her condition worsens

New Delhi - The female victim of a brutal gang rape back in December 16, currently recovering in a hospital in Singapore, is currently struggling to stay alive as her vitals are dropping.

Philippines bans cybersex

After two Swedes were sentenced to life in the Philippines in 2011 for illegally running cybersex dens, the government passed the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 to eliminate any other similar crimes online.

Mom accused of sex with estranged son she found on Facebook

Ukiah - After not seeing her son in 16 years, a northern California woman is accused of tracking him down over the social networking site and having sex with him.

NJ cop accused of sex crime against 12-year-old girl

A Police Officer is accused of attempting to have a sexual encounter while on duty, after meeting a 12 year old girl during a call to her house in Passaic County.

California teacher charged with having sex with student

Fresno - A Hoover High School social sciences teacher faces charges for allegedly having sexual relations with an underage student in Fresno.

Boston TSA screener charged with distributing child porn

Boston - TSA agent Joe Saldano was among 55 men taken into custody in a crackdown on child pornography this week, adding another name to the long list of accused sex offenders who have performed security duties at America's airports.

Two Dulles Airport TSA staffers recently arrested for sex crimes

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is making headlines again. Increasingly the agency has been criticized for many actions, and now alleged off-duty sex crimes have been added to the list.

Police say manual on how to molest children is legal

Orlando - Orange County sheriff deputies say a 170-page molestation manual is circulating around Florida and on the Internet; providing people with step-by-step instructions on how to molest children. It also includes information on where to find potential victims.

New York Couple Receives Life for Sex Crimes Against Children

Syracuse - A Watertown couple were sentenced to life in prison yesterday for their roles in transporting children across state lines in order to have sex with them two years ago. The children's ages at that time were 13, 8, 5, and 3 years old.

Human Trafficking: The Silence of Slavery

They are silent, nameless. They are there to satisfy men who pay their keepers for a quick sex act. They are the victims of human traffickers. They could be you.

Op-Ed: First U.S. Judge Charged With Fed Sex Crimes Sentenced to Prison

The amount of punishment meted out to a U.S. Federal judge for violation of sex crimes was in a word...underwhelming.

Teachers Having Sex With Students Now Illegal

Governor Paterson and the NY State Legislature signed a bill on Wednesday making it illegal for teachers to have sex with a student. If convicted, the teacher's certification will be automatically revoked. The law became effective immediately.

Thai Authorities Arrest Christopher Paul Neil

The thirty-two year old Canadian schoolteacher Christopher Paul Neil has been apprehended and arrested by Thai authorities. The arrest warrant came after three youths told authorities he paid them for sex.

Convicted Child Molester Allowed to Work With Children

A man convicted of a number of sex offences against children was welcomed to volunteer and spent Saturday with 60 children. He thinks people are making a mountain out of a mole hill.

Chicago Area Teen Charged in Sex with 11 Year Old Girl.

A teenager from Palos Hills, Ill. has been charged with criminal sexual abuse, after having an alleged relationship with an 11 year old girl. He is being charged as a juvenile and isn't being identified as he is a minor, reported the Chicago Tribune.

Cops bust dorm crasher suspect and charge him with sex crimes

Intoxicated student taps on unknown girl's doors at night and ask to stay over, strangely enough they let him. What could go wrong?

Recruited into prostitution, A Girl16, is saved from streets

The teen, who had been on the street for less than a week, was earning between $500 and $700 a night, but not a penny went into her pockets Toronto Cops say.

Pakistan changes law on rape

Pakistan officials have voted to change the religion-based laws on rape.

Rape - Is it Becoming South Africa's ''National Sport''?

JOHANNESBURG - (dpa) - "There is a war being waged here against women and children," states Charlene Smith with an edge of bitterness in her voice.The journalist from Johannesburg is one of the many victims of rape, the crime which toward the end of th...

Experts Debate What Makes Humans Into Murderers

WEISBADEN (dpa) - The prime suspects were quickly identified: the violence people suffer personally, broken families and the orgy of aggression shown in the media. These, crime experts and psychologists at a recent symposium of the Office of Crim...

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