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Lawyers for Survivors of Uber Driver in Elgin, IL, Ahmed Tawfeeq

On Tuesday, November, 4, Ahmed Tawfeeq, a Uber Driver in Elgin, IL, was found guilty of sexually assaulting a female passanger. Following a bench trial, Tawfeeq was found guilt of multiple counts, including attempted aggravated criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual abuse, aggravated battery, unlawful restraint and promoting prostitution. The conviction stems
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Why Victims Don’t Report Sexual Assault

The aftermath of a sexual assault can be overwhelming and traumatic. You may feel alone and have difficulty comprehending what happened to you. You may feel as if no one would believe you, and the thought of going to the police may seem too difficult. There are many reasons why survivors of
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Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Sexual Assault Survivor

Our society does not always treat survivors of sexual assault with the respect and kindness they deserve. Some people may cast doubt on a survivor’s story, while others may be quick to defend the person who assaulted him or her. There are certain phrases that people say to sexual assault survivors that
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Lawyers for Survivors of Uber Driver at ISU in Normal,IL

According to Illinois State University Police, on Saturday, October 26, a student reported that her Uber driver groped her after she left a party off-campus and got an Uber ride home. According to the report, the Uber driver took her onto an unknown street and attempted to have sex with her. The police
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