Second Disney Crew Member on Disney Dream Cruise Ship Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

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Today, the Miami New Times, through Alexa DeLuca, reported {that a} second Disney crew member on the Disney Dream cruise ship was arrested at Port Everglades for possession and transportation of kid pornography. Acting on ideas from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, a Special Agent with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), boarded the Disney cruise ship and arrested the 28 year-old Disney crew member after reviewing his web units and discovering quite a few supplies depicting graphic little one sexual abuse “with children between the approximate ages of 6 and 14.”

Two weeks in the past, we reported {that a} Homeland Security activity drive arrested Disney crew member Alvin Gonzalez, age 49, on the Disney Dream cruise ship, after they positioned a video on his cellular phone which confirmed two kids having intercourse. 

The Miami New Times article, which mentions two different cruise ship perverts who have been arrested on little one pornography prices, comes at a time “when allegations of cruise ship workers’ sexual misconduct involving children have been in national focus.” The different arrest talked about by the New Times concerned one other Filipino crew member employed by Celebrity Cruises aboard the Celebrity Silhouette as a youth counselor.

That case concerned a six (6) year-old little one who was taking a cruise along with her mother and father aboard the Royal Caribbean-owned cruise ship when she was molested by a crew member referred to as “CJ,” later recognized as Cris John Pentinio Castor.  Her mother and father had dropped the little woman off at a “Camp at Sea program” on the youth middle on the cruise ship on the morning of November 27, 2023. The youth counselor inappropriately touched the kid beneath her clothes “in the vicinity of her vagina” whereas she performed a online game within the youth middle. When confronted by investigating FBI brokers, the crew member admitted that he had molested no less than three (3) different kids within the youth facility on the Celebrity cruise ship.

The different crew member talked about by the Miami New Times was a Royal Caribbean crew member who described himself as a music director of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship. Forty-four (44) year-old Dana Moran reportedly got here to the eye of Australian Border Force officers final June of 2023 when he flew into Brisbane International Airport. Following a baggage search on the airport, six digital units have been discovered and seized, 5 of which have been later decided to comprise nearly 600 photographs and movies depicting little one abuse.
One of probably the most egregious set of circumstances involving the sexual exploitation of kids concerned two Princess ship workers on the Coral Princess who have been sentenced to 45 years in jail for his or her involvement in creating and/or distributing little one pornography. One of the lads met a sixteen (16) year-old little one who was taking an Alaskan cruise along with her mother and father whereas he was working as an assistant cruise director. He repeatedly texted and known as the minor after she left the cruise and he later organized to satisfy her in a resort the place he filmed having intercourse with the woman.

Daniel Scott Crow, employed by Princess Cruises as an assistant cruise director, was sentenced in 2022 by Southern District of Florida Judge Jose Martinez to thirty (30) years in jail for engaging an underage little one to interact in intercourse with him and participate within the manufacturing of kid pornography. Crow was thirty-five (35) years of age when he met the sixteen (16) yr outdated little one throughout a cruise in July 2019. A press launch by the Department of Justice (DOJ) units forth the fundamental info of the disturbing sexual crimes dedicated by Crow.

A second Princess crew member, Angelo Victor Fernandes, from India, age 34, labored on the identical Princess cruise ship as Crow. Fernandes was associates with Crow and the 2 males mentioned “obtaining children for sex.” Fernandes admitted to federal brokers when he was arrested that he was sexually interested in Crow and despatched him sexually specific movies and little one pornography in alternate for movies of Crow masturbating. The two crew members mentioned travelling to sexually abuse kids as younger as 5 years of age. Judge Aileen Cannon, of the Federal District Court in Fort Pierce, Florida, sentenced Fernandes to 188 months (over 15 and1/2 years) in jail. A press launch by the DOJ units forth the fundamental info of the crimes dedicated by Fernandes.

You can examine these two Princess Cruises workers sentenced to mixed jail phrases of 45 years right here.

Yes, cruising with kids presents dangers that the majority mother and father wouldn’t take into account. Most cruise strains don’t carry out background checks which embody little one predator databases. Most cruise strains and Disney, specifically, require strict confidentiality orders in sexual assault circumstances. So the general public doesn’t hear about many circumstances of sexual assault and molestation at sea. A U.S. Congressional report in 2013 discovered that a 3rd of reported sexual assaults aboard cruise ships concerned minors.

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Image credit: Disney DreamAjmexico from Melbourne, USA – CC BY 2.0 commons / wikimedia; Amiel Joseph Trazo – Broward Sheriff’s Office through Miami New Times; Disney Dream – Ajmexico from Melbourne, USA – CC BY 2.0 commons / wikimedia; Alvin Gonzalez – Broward County Sheriff’s Department through NBC-6 Miami; Celebrity Silhouette – Arvid Olson/Flickr through Miami New Times; Celebrity crew member – Facebook and BrowardMugShot on Instagram;  Royal Caribbean cruise ship subsequent to dana Moran article – Courier Mail; Dana Lachlan Moran – Facebook and Instagram; Daniel Crow and Anglo Fernandes – nameless; Coral Princess – Reuters: Marco Bello through ABC Australia



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