Category: Sexual Abuse

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4 New Sexual Assault Lawsuits Filed Against Massage Envy in Chicago

Sexual assault lawsuits have been filed against at least 4 different Massage Envy franchises in the Chicago area, all entered on behalf of women who claim they were violated by the company's male massage therapists.

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Massage Envy Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Massage Envy is the target of hundreds of complaints alleging that massage therapists groped, assaulted, and harassed customers during massages.

Harvey Weinstein

Weinstein Scandal Prompts Lawmakers to Urge Ban on NDA Agreements in Sexual Harassment Lawsuits

Legislation has been proposed to outlaw non-disclosure agreements (NDA) in sexual harassment lawsuits, which Harvey Weinstein used for decades to cover up his crimes.

Lady Justice

San Francisco High School Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Students

A former Bay Area high school teacher and coach is being accused of sexually assaulting students for years, as school officials had evidence about the alleged crimes and did nothing about it.

FLDS Leader Nabbed After Year on the Run

Bishop Lyle Jeffs, leader of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has been captured nearly a year since he escaped from home confinement.

Boy Scouts

Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against Boy Scouts, Mormon Church

Five men who were allegedly abused as children are suing the Boy Scouts of America and the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Riverside Elementary School Aide Arrested for Sex Assault on Children

A technology aide at Liberty Elementary School in Riverside, CA., has been arrested on suspicion of inappropriately touching at least 4 students, and police say there may be more victims.

FLDS Food Stamp Fraud Charges Dropped

A member of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints charged with food stamp fraud will avoid jail time and fines after his charges were dropped.

FLDS Leader Sentenced in Food Stamp Fraud Case

A high-ranking member of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has reached a plea bargain with federal prosecutors.

Judge Denies Venue Change for Mormon Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

A federal judge has denied a request by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to move a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse in a church-run Navajo foster program out of a tribal court.