The German newspaper, Bild, recently published a blockbuster article tilted Child Molester on Dream Boat which reports that MSC Cruises rehired a crew member who had been accused of sexually molesting a ten year old child. MSC is accused of flying the crew member back to India rather than turning him over to law enforcement.
Recent Lewd and Lascivious Conduct on HAL Cruise Line Show Shortcomings of CVSSA Crime Reporting
Last fall, the Arizona Republic reported that cruise travelers for the first time can see what crimes are being reported aboard cruise ships operating in U.S. ports.
The newspaper commented on improvements once the Department of Transportation replaced the Coast Guard as the agency responsible for reporting crimes on cruise ships leaving US. ports. Consumers previously…
Crew Member Allegedly Molests Child in Livorno, Italy.
A newspaper in Italy reports that two days ago police arrested a 51 year old crew member, who had gone ashore in Livorno, on charges of sexual assaulting a child believed to be around 7 to 8 years old.
The crew member is identified as a Filipino bar tender who arrived in Livorno on an…
11 Year Old Girl Sexually Assaulted on Disney Magic Cruise Ship
WSVN Channel 7 reports that a 31 year old man was arrested for allegedly molesting an 11-year-old girl aboard a Disney cruise ship which sailed last week from the port of Miami.
The news channel says that the man is from Honduras and he allegedly fondled the little girl on board the Disney Magic…
Allegation: Carnival Crew Member Sexually Assaulted Boy on Valor
WFTV reports that a crew member on a Carnival cruise ship allegedly sexually assaulted a teenage boy last Friday.
The news station says that Carnival announced the incident, although it is less than clear when or how the cruise line made the statement.
The incident allegedly occurred on board the Carnival Valor, which is…
Disney Dream Child Molestation Case: Staff Captain Instructed Security Officer Not to Contact U.S. Law Authorities
After a 33 year-old Disney waiter molested an 11 year-old girl aboard the Disney Dream at the port of Cape Canaveral, the cruise ship’s staff captain ordered a security officer not to contact local U.S. police officers or the FBI.
That’s what former Disney security officer Dawn Taplin told Orlando news station WKMG Local 6 in…
WKMG Local 6 (Orlando): “A Former Disney Cruise Officer Speaks Out”
Tonight an Orlando television station is airing an interview with a former Disney Cruise Line security officer about her experiences working aboard Disney cruise ships.
WKMG (Orlando) has released a short preview of the interview on a Facebook page. The program tonight is entitled "Exposed – Crimes Going Unreported."
The interview was conducted by WKMG reporter…
Hot Potato: No One Arrested After 12 Year Old Alleges Sexual Assault Aboard Celebrity Century Cruise Ship
KTOO in Alaska reports on what is being described as an alleged sexual assault by a thirty year old man against a 12 year old girl on a cruise ship operated by Celebrity Cruises.
KTOO states that a "30-year-old Japanese man allegedly groped a Canadian girl near the pool of a Celebrity cruise ship on…
Royal Caribbean Cruise Passenger Sentenced to Jail for Over 5,000 Images of Child Pornography
In a story we first reported on in December last year, a cruise passenger aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship was sentenced to eight years in federal prison for transporting thousands of child pornography photos and videos on a cruise from Port Canaveral.
Gary Lee Reed seemed like a normal passenger but an initial…
Police in Bahamas Defend Dropping Disney Child Molestation Case: “There is No Complaint in the Bahamas and There is No Issue”
A police officer in Nassau, Bahamas finds himself in the middle of a controversy regarding another botched investigation by the Bahamas into a Bahamian-flagged cruise ship matter.
Nassau police superintendent Paul Rolle is quoted in an article in the Nassau Guardian about the molestation of an 11 year old girl by a 33…