Category: Sex Crimes

 

California Child Sexual Assault Suspect May Be on the Run; Authorities Seeking Info

Jun 29, 2021

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 70-year-old man suspected of sexually assaulting a child. Juventino Virgen, a resident of Tulare County, California (located between Bakersfield and Fresno), is described as: 5 feet, four...

 

Thacher School Survivors’ First-Hand Accounts Offer Glimpse Into Systemically Toxic Culture

Jun 28, 2021

Only a few days after the loathsome Thacher School Committee Report emerged – uncovering four decades of sexual abuse, sexual misconduct, physical abuse, and abuse of power by administrators and faculty members – countless first-hand allegations from former students have...

 

The Thacher School Sexual Abuse Scandal and California AB 218

Jun 23, 2021

Last week, we published a blog detailing the disturbing allegations of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and misconduct spanning 40 years at Ojai’s Thacher School. A Special Committee Report published by Thacher School officials had been released a day earlier, and...

 

Former Actress and NXIVM Cult Member Allison Mack Provides Feds Audio Recording of Leader’s ‘Branding’ Ritual

Jun 23, 2021

Former “Smallville” actress Allison Mack has turned over a “substantial” amount of potentially incriminating information regarding the inner workings of the infamous NXIVM sex cult founded by Keith Raniere. Mack participated in the NXIVM (pronounced Nexium) cult as a “master”...

 

Bombshell Report Uncovers Decades of Sexual Abuse and Misconduct Allegations at Ojai’s Thacher Boarding School

Jun 17, 2021

For $64,700-a-year, parents can send their children to one of the most elite boarding schools in the country – The Thacher School – located in nearby Ojai, California. The student to teacher ratio at the private boarding school is reportedly...

 

Airbnb Reportedly Paid Australian Tourist $7 Million After Rape in New York City Rental

Jun 16, 2021

A sexual assault survivor who was raped inside a New York City Airbnb rental received a $7 million payout, according to a report from Bloomberg News. The report suggests that the attack, which occurred on New Year’s Eve in 2015,...

 

L.A. Times Files Motion to Unseal Depositions in Sexual Harassment Case Involving Former Mayor’s Aide

Jun 11, 2021

The Los Angeles Times reported yesterday that an attorney representing the newspaper has requested a judge make public testimony from a lawsuit that could be of interest to Angelenos. Said lawsuit alleges an LAPD officer was sexually harassed by Mayor...

 

Former California Representative Katie Hill Fighting to Make Revenge Porn a Federal Crime

Jun 11, 2021

After nude images of her were disseminated around the world without her consent, former California representative, Katie Hill, reportedly feared for her safety and experienced suicidal thoughts, nightmares, anxiety, and mounting legal debt. Hill was the U.S. Representative from California’s...

 

Released California Sex Offender Charged With 8 New Counts of Abusing 2 Children

Jun 10, 2021

Less than six months after being released from Coalinga State Hospital, a registered sex offender allegedly struck again. Jorge Vasquez, 48, was arrested Sunday by police in Porterville, California. A judge had released the known sexual predator in 2018, ruling...

 

How Can Victims of Revenge Porn Fight Back Under California Law?

Jun 4, 2021

California was the first state to outlaw revenge porn in 2013. That year, legislation made it a misdemeanor to share “intimate images” of a person without their consent. The current penalty for a first-time revenge porn offense is six months...


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