Sex Crime

extremism

The Jeffrey Epstein Story Is Fanning the Flames of Far-Right Pedophilia Panic

A new investigation implied the disgraced financier came as close to Pizzagate as you can get in real life.
Allie Conti
12.6.18
sexual assault

She's Smarter Than Them

Christine Blasey Ford served as her own expert witness and demolished the arguments against her story.
Susan Zalkind
9.27.18
Catholic Church

Can the Pope Go to Jail?

A new wave of sex scandals and allegations he personally covered for an abusive cardinal have Pope Francis under fire. But is he in trouble?
Alex Norcia
9.6.18
Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein trapped a woman inside a hotel room and raped her, criminal complaint says

Harvey Weinstein was arraigned Friday morning after turning himself into the New York police.
Carter Sherman
5.25.18
Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein smiles in handcuffs as he's taken to jail on rape charges

Police said he was arrested on rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse, and sexual misconduct charges for encounters with two women.
David Gilbert
5.25.18
Interviews

Sextortion: How Hackers Blackmail Young Girls into Performing Sexual Acts

Mona Sedky is the trailblazing lawyer waging war against sextortion, a hideous and understudied new crime in which hackers use stolen, private images to force their victims into engaging in sex acts—often from thousands of miles away.
Chavala Madlena
4.5.17
News

We Asked a Lawyer if Donald Trump Could Ever Get Prosecuted for Sexual Assault

As in the case of the many (more serious) allegations against Bill Cosby, decades of time passing since the incidents in question doesn't help the cause.
Allie Conti
10.17.16
Film

Inside the Florida Trailer Park for Convicted Sex Offenders

A new film shines light on one of the few places in America intended for sex criminals.
Allie Conti
5.19.16
News

This Teacher Took a Leave of Absence to Serve a Prison Sentence for Selling Guns

Now Phillip Smith III is accused of trading grades for sex.
Mark Hay
5.11.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Former House Speaker and 'Serial Child Molester' Dennis Hastert Is Going to Prison

Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison by a judge who excoriated him and said, "Nothing is more stunning than having 'serial child molester' and 'Speaker of the House' in the same sentence."
Mike Pearl
4.27.16
Stuff

Canada’s Child Sex Doll Trial Raises Uncomfortable Questions About Pedophilia and the Law

A man was arrested for ordering a child sex doll through the mail, but a growing number of experts think child pornography laws are too harsh.
Dorian Geiger
2.25.16
News

This Pimp's Lawyer Says He's a 'Scumbag' But Not a Sex Trafficker

Brooklyn Defense Attorney Howard Greenberg concedes Karmik Grant-Byas has done "despicable" things to women, but says his client did not compel them to perform commercial sex acts against their will.
Alex Zimmerman
2.8.16
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