Can You Legislate Illegal Sex Acts?
Sounds easy, but it is harder than we ever imagined!
Child sex trafficking, sextortion, and child pornography are all crimes that are significantly impacted by exploding technology, laws regulating privacy and social attitudes about sexual privilege.
In recent weeks, the CEO of Backpage.com was arrested for pimping. And, the FBI was caught operating the Playpen, a child pornography website, where they improved the performance of the system so that thousands more pedophiles were able to access it.
Today, many sex crimes are conducted by large-scale rings involving many states and multiple countries with varying laws that are often in conflict with the U.S. law. Many states now have laws making minors (under 18) victims of sex trafficking and eliminating the requirement for them to be held in safe haven. Sometimes the pimp waits outside the safe house knowing the state cannot require her to accept services. Many child pornography rings operate large-scale communities in the anonymity of the dark web using cyber currency that is untraceable. All of these are challenges for law enforcement to obtain search warrants, follow the money, track cases around the globe and still provide protection for the victim. Human exploitation is one of the greatest challenges to law enforcement in this decade!
Join us Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 7a.m. PST on VOICE AMERICA – Variety Channel as your host, Opal Singleton, takes you around the world to look at intriguing cases where the law was simply not enough or was manipulated so that it was ineffective. We will explore multiple cases of sexual exploitation and examine the challenges and impact of the legal system for law enforcement to develop a case and prosecute the offender, as well as how to protect the victim from further exploitation by the system.
Lets talk about what YOU and your church or organization can do about it. Email firstname.lastname@example.org and share your thoughts and questions.
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If you missed the live show, you can listen to the archived show at ExploitedCrimes.com
You can also find us on iTunes at Exploited – Crimes Against Humanity
RESOURCES, LINKS and CASES:
- FBI ran 23 child porn sites in sting operation
- Secret nude videos of girls don’t count as child pornography, Tennessee court rules
- Backpage.com CEO Charged With ‘Pimping’ in Calif. Case
- The Other Side: Sex trafficking survivor struggles to rebuild life IS NEW TEXAS LAW AIMED AT HELPING SURVIVORS ENOUGH?
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