New Jane Doe Video Posted Online During Porn Company’s Fraud Trial

Joining the 22 women who testified before her, an additional witness – Jane Doe “A” – testified in the fraud civil trial against GirlsDoPorn Thursday giving a first-hand account of what the company’s videographer had previously admitted: the porn company is still recruiting women and posting new videos online in the midst of trial.

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Porn Fraud Civil Trial to Continue Despite Criminal Charges

The day after an online porn purveyor removed GirlsDoPorn’s videos and less than a week after federal prosecutors filed sex trafficking charges against its owners and operators, GirlsDoPorn lost a bid to stay the months-long civil trial brought by women who say they were duped to appear in its videos.

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Sex Trafficking

GirlsDoPorn’s administrative assistant Valorie Moser made her initial appearance in the Southern District of California Friday after criminal sex trafficking charges were unsealed Thursday against the online porn company. Moser is accused of conspiracy in recruiting women to appear in the porn flicks. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 22.

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Sex Shop Zoning Law

The Eighth Circuit ruled that an Arkansas zoning law that prevents “adult-oriented” businesses from opening within 1,000 feet of schools is constitutional. A sex shop compared itself to CVS and Walgreens, but the items regulated by the zoning law are not staples of those general stores, so the shop’s equal protection claim failed. 

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Desk Discovery Not Harassment

An Illinois appeals court ruled against a former employee of a community college who claimed she was fired for reporting sexual harassment after she found pornographic pictures in a colleague’s desk drawer. The former employee did not have permission to access the desk and the colleague never committed any overt acts of sexual harassment toward her.

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