Category: Sexual Abuse


Lawsuit Accuses FLDS Church Leaders of Ritualistic Sex Abuse

A new lawsuit accuses polygamous FLDS leader Warren Jeffs and other church leaders of ritualistic sex abuse involving girls as young as 8-years-old.


FLDS Kingpin Lyle Jeffs Sentenced to Prison for $12 Million Food Stamp Fraud

Polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS) sect leader Lyle Jeffs was sentenced to nearly 5 years in prison for what authorities have called the largest food stamp fraud in U.S. history.

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Massage Envy Masseur Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault

Former Massage Envy therapist Habtamu Gebreselassie faces up to 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree sexual assault in one of at least 3 cases against him.

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Florida Woman Alleges She Was Sexually Assaulted by Massage Envy Employee in Miami

A woman who claims she was violated by a male masseur at a Massage Envy spa in Coral Gables, Florida, has filed a sexual abuse lawsuit against the company.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.