Child pornography cases on the rise in Northern Virginia, why are Hispanics vulnerable? | Aumentan los casos de pornografía infantil en el norte de Virginia, ¿por qué los hispanos son vulnerables?

From 5,000 reports of child pornography reported in 2022, the figure rose to 7,500 cases so far in 2023. The way of life of Hispanic families and, in some cases, the language barrier, become risk factors so that minors fall into the blackmail and traps of criminals. Read more >>>

De 5,000 denuncias de pornografía infantil reportadas en el año de 2022, la cifra pasó a 7,500 casos en lo que va del 2023. La forma de vida de las familias hispanas y, en algunos casos la barrera del idioma, se convierten en factores de riesgo para que los menores caigan en los chantajes y trampas de los delincuentes. Leer más >>>

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Jarett Henshaw, 36, pleaded guilty to the felony charge, and he will now serve seven years in prison, with five years of probation.

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Manassas School Volunteer Charged with Production of Child Pornography

A man who volunteered in music programs at two Northern Virginia schools is charged with production of child pornography, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

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