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Beaufort, SC – James William Corbin, a 52-year-old man from Lady’s Island and a former coach at Beaufort High School, 84 Sea Island Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29907, has been arrested and charged with five counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. The arrest follows an intensive investigation conducted by the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office.

SC High School Coach Arrested for Child Sex Crimes

James William Corbin surrendered to law enforcement on March 13, leading to his immediate detention in connection with the serious allegations brought against him.

School District Responds to Girl’s Varsity Golf Coach Accused of Sexual Exploitation

According to a statement released by the school district, Corbin served as the coach for the girls varsity golf team and volunteered as a coach for the boys junior varsity soccer team at Beaufort High School. As of March 13, he is no longer employed by the school district, confirmed Candace Bruder, the district’s director of communications.

In response to these distressing events, a statement was issued to parents of Beaufort High students urging them to contact school administration for any necessary support. While refraining from commenting on ongoing legal matters, the district emphasized its commitment to assisting students in need during this challenging time.

Law Enforcement Investigation Discovers Explicit Images of Minors

The investigation was initiated following a tip received in January from the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The tip indicated that illicit images involving minors were being distributed from an address within Beaufort County. Subsequent investigations led to the execution of a search warrant at Corbin’s residence on March 6, resulting in the discovery of evidence related to the alleged exploitation.

Investigation Continues to Verify if Additional Victims

A State Law Enforcement Division background check revealed that there were no prior criminal charges in Corbin’s history apart from the current allegations of sexual exploitation of a minor.
This case serves as a stark reminder of the importance of vigilance and swift action in safeguarding our communities, particularly our most vulnerable members. The authorities continue their investigation into this troubling incident as they work towards ensuring justice and protection for all individuals involved.

Navigating Legal Options: Interview with Child Sex Abuse Lawyer

Learn how victims of sexual abuse by high school coaches can seek justice through civil lawsuits. Attorney Laurence Banville interviews South Carolina-based child sex abuse lawyer James Moore to discuss the legal options available and provide support to school sex abuse victims. Discover how to hold those responsible accountable for their actions and help victims in their journey towards justice.

Attorney Laurence Banville (LB): Today, we’re discussing the legal options for victims of sexual abuse by a high school coach. James, what can these victims typically do in terms of pursuing a civil lawsuit against those responsible?

Attorney James Moore (JM): Thank you for having me, Laurence. Victims of sexual abuse by a high school coach have the right to seek justice through civil litigation. They can file a civil lawsuit against the coach, the school district, and any other parties who may be held accountable for the abuse. This legal action can help victims obtain compensation for the harm they’ve suffered, hold the responsible parties accountable, and potentially prevent future incidents of abuse.

LB: That’s valuable information, James. What steps should these victims take if they are considering pursuing a civil lawsuit?

JM: Victims should first seek support from professionals such as counselors or therapists to address their emotional and mental well-being. It’s crucial to document any evidence related to the abuse and consult with an experienced attorney who specializes in sexual abuse cases. A skilled lawyer can guide them through the legal process, advocate for their rights, and help them navigate the complexities of filing a civil lawsuit.

LB: Thank you for taking the time to go over this important topic, James. Victims of child sexual abuse deserve justice and support as they navigate their legal options.

JM: Absolutely, Laurence. It’s essential that we empower these victims and their families to take action and seek the justice they rightly deserve.

Empowering School Sex Abuse Victims: Reach Out for Support

As victims of sexual abuse by high school coaches navigate their legal options, it is important for them and their families to remember that they are not alone. If you or a loved one have been affected by such abuse, do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation. Our team of dedicated professionals is here to provide guidance, support, and advocacy as you seek justice and healing. Your voice matters, and we are committed to helping you through this challenging time.


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