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Tag: Los Angeles sex crimes defense lawyer

14 Feb, 2020

It has been hard to turn on the news over the last month without seeing stories about disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein has been accused of sexual assault or rape by more than 90 women and has been on trial for the rape of two women over the last month. At Okabe & Haushalter, […]

An ex-teacher from Torrance pled not guilty to 23 charges of lewd acts against nearly two dozen children. The 61-year-old 30-year elementary school teaching veteran is in jail with a $23 million bail. The lewd acts allegedly took place between the years of 2005 and 2011 against children as young as 7 years old. This […]

A former gymnastics coach has been convicted of having an unlawful sexual relationship with a 16 year old girl. According to Orange County prosecutors, 37-year-old Jason Wayne Scofield met the girl while working as a coach at Wildfire Gymnastics in Tustin. His sexual relationship with the teen lasted from February 2009 through the end of […]

A man will stand trial in Los Angeles after admitting to the FBI that he paid to have sex with a 14-year-old girl and several other children in Cambodia. Michael Dodd, 59, is accused of traveling overseas to have sex with a minor. Dodd was in Cambodia teaching English when he was arrested by Cambodian authorities […]