Charles Russo, a massage therapist working at the Ritz-Carlton spa in New Orleans has been arrested after a customer accused him of masturbating and ejaculating on her feet as she lay on his table for an evening massage last year. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says a spa must not allow a massage therapist accused of sexual assault to continue to have unfettered access to vulnerable women.
Police are searching for a former teacher suspected of sexually abusing students who attended a private Cooper City School. Tariq Ahmad, a former teacher at Nu-Ul-Islam Academy, faces several sex crime related charges. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, urges school officials to do everything in their power to reach out to anyone who may have witnessed or suffered abuse at the hands of Ahmad and report the information to law enforcement.
Clearwater Central High Catholic High School wrestling coach, Scott Stern, was arrested Tuesday on charges that he assaulted two students after forcing them to strip naked. Police say Stern was previously investigated for similar claims.
Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says a school must not allow a coach accused of child abuse to continue working with children.
Maryland plastic surgeon, Dr. Hadi Rassael, lost his license after he was accused of sexually assaulting two patients. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says patient safety must be the top priority for medical facilities.
JEFF HERMAN, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, announces the filing of a lawsuit against ARCHDIOCESE OF MIAMI for the sexual abuse of a child by Father Neil Doherty, a priest sentenced last year to 15 years in prison for child sex crimes.
Seven Sayreville War Memorial High School football players who were charged Friday for their role in a series of alleged sexual assaults could be tried as adults, the New York Times reported. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said by exposing predators and the institutions that protected them, these courageous survivors will save future generations from the same horrendous fate they suffered.
A former student at a Connecticut boarding school has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the school’s former headmaster ordered him to live in the basement of his home, where he sexually abused him in the 1980s. The lawsuit alleges Indian Mountain School in Salisbury was a "den of sexual of sexual abuse" in which at least six former teachers either participated in or were aware of sexual abuse by then-headmaster Peter Carleton.
In his first public remarks about the indictment of a Brooklyn Technical High School teacher accused of sexually abusing students, the school’s principal said last week that school officials were unaware of any allegations against the teacher until his arrest in August, the New York Times reported. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, says the teacher groomed his victims to gain their trust.
New York Franciscan brother Dominic Quigley was removed from his position at a Queens parish following allegations he sexually abused a student at St. Francis Prep. Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, urges school and church officials to actively seek out anyone who witnessed or suffered abuse by clergy and report any relevant information to the police.