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April 30, 2020

Award winning Master teacher in Hula accused of sexually abusing young students in the 1990’s

    Award-winning kumu hula Howell “Chinky” Mahoe Jr. of Halau Hula O Kawaili’ula is among one of the several sexual abuse lawsuits filed this week amid claims of child sex abuse dating  back to the 1990s . In the lawsuit one Oahu man claims he was just a child when he was enrolled in Mahoe’s keiki hula class in 1994-1998 and allegedly Mahoe performed unwanted sex acts on him at his Kailua home, and during trips to the mainland.   Back in 1998 Mahoe was sentenced to five years probation and ordered to register as a sex offender after […]
April 29, 2020

Priest released from prison due to COVID -19 prior to serving 10 year sentence for child sex abuse caseus uproar in community of survivors

  Michael Guidry, a priest who was sentenced to 10 years in prison, with three years suspended, after pleading guilty to molestation of a child has been released from prison. Guidry had been convicted of sexually assaulting at teenage boy was serving just one year of his sentence when he was released due to COVID-19.  His Defense counsel requested an emergency appeal, claiming that he was at risk to developing COVID019 during this pandemic.  Guidry’s attorney held a video conference wit the court and waived Guidry’s right to p\appear while  submitting an appeared before the court through video emergency motion […]
April 28, 2020

Elementary school teacher arrested for sexual misconduct with students under age 7

  Jonathan Clayton, 27, a Stockholm supply teacher has been sentenced to eight and a half years for sexually assaulting his pupils. Clayton, a teacher at a North Yorkshire primary school was found guilty of 13 sexual assaults on six girls, ages 7-11. He claims that he only helped them  get dressed – even though they could do it themselves – in addition to  letting them sit on his knee and hugging them . He was given an indefinite sexual harm prevention order  which prohibits him from having any contact with girls under 18 or living or staying with anyone […]
April 27, 2020

Former Mayor accused of sexually abusing young boys dating back decades

  Laurence ‘Laurie’ Joseph Maher, 81, a former mayor who campaigned for the homeless for many years on the New South Wales Central Coast is the ninth person to be charged with multiple child sex offenses dating back to the 1970’s and 80’s. Maher was a superintendent at the Mount Penang Training School and former independent Mayor of Gosford City Council and is accused of sexually abusing at least 6 young boys during the period of 1977- 1988.    Maher, who did not attend his court hearing, is charged wit h13 offenses including three counts of indecent assault on male […]
April 26, 2020

Amish Bishop arrested for not reporting sexual abuse of young children in Church

  Levi Esh Sr., 63, an Amish bishop of two congregations in Lancaster County, is accused of failing to notify law enforcement that a church member allegedly confessed to sexually assaulting three girls.  Esh was arraigned this week on misdemeanor and felony  charges that he failed to report another church members alleged sexual assault which occurred in 2012-2013 and supposedly only “handled it internally” according to reports.  John Beiler, the alleged sexual abuseser was charged last week with one count of indecent assault of a victim younger than 16, two counts indecent assault of a victim younger than 13, and  […]
April 24, 2020

MMA star suing Former Basketball coach of sexual abuse while she was a minor and student at the Hawaii school

  Two former Punahou School student-athletes  and MMA flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane accused the Institutions prior basketball coach of sexually abusing them when they were student athletes attending the Hawaii school.   “He definitely groomed us,” said Macfarlane. Punahou School and Dwayne Yuen, the former coach, were named as defendants in a  lawsuit filed in Honolulu Circuit Court. “I ended up losing my love for basketball, which was crazy. That’s what I wanted to do as a career. I wanted to play professional basketball in the WNBA,” Macfarlane said. Macfarlane, who attended the school since she was in kindergarten and […]
April 23, 2020

Ex Philadelphia school police officer charged with sex abuse of young boys

Howard Rubin, 51, a retired Philadelphia school officer has been accused of child sex abuse taking place in 2013 while he was a police officer at a school. HE was charged on 12 counts including involuntary deviate sexual intercourse — an adult engaging in sodomy with a person 15 or younger. HE faces up to 20 years in prison. The charges also include statutory sexual assault of a person 11 years or older, witness/victim intimidation, and indecent assault of a person under 13 years old, and displaying obscene sexual materials.   Unfortunately,  the coronavirus pandemic has closed city courts and […]
April 23, 2020

Lawsuit against Catholic Diocese of Charlotte claims rampant sexual abuse of young boys was ignored

  The Catholic Diocese of Charlotte is being sued by two men who claim that they were sexually abused as children by priests. The lawsuit  claims the diocese knew or should have known were predators. The lawsuits were filed by the two men without revealing their identities, and they  had previously sued the diocese in 2011 and 2012. Unfortunately, their e cases were dismissed in 2014 after the diocese argued that too much time had elapsed since the alleged incidents. Most victims of child sexual abuse don’t come forward until much later in life, so it is very common that […]
April 22, 2020

Trial of former Danbury Priest accused of sexually assaulting two young boys on hold due to COVID-19

Jaime Marin-Cardona, 51, is a former priest accused of sexually assaulting at least two young boys in 2014 when he was a priest at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church on Golden Hill Road. He is originally from Colombia.  His Pre trial was scheduled for April 24 but due to COVID-19 it has been rescheduled to June 19. According to records, Jaime Marin-Cardona is charged with three counts of fourth-degree sexual assault, three counts of risk of injury to child and three counts of illegal sexual contact. He pleaded not guilty to all nine charges. On Dec. 11, after the Diocese […]
April 22, 2020

University Of Michigan Doctor accused of sexually abusing at least 40 African American Men when they were young athletes

A former doctor at the University of Michigan, who is now deceased, is accused in a lawsuit against University Of Michigan, of sexually abusing at least 40  African American men when they were young athletes at the University between 1968-2003.  At least a dozen men have come forward to publicly to athletes former University of Michigan doctor Robert Anderson, of sexual assault while he worked  at the University. The majority of the men who came forward were from vulnerable communities and depended on their athletic scholarships so they believed at the time they had no choice but to remain quiet […]
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