Skip to comments.Former Emergency Room Doctor Sentenced to Over 26 Years in Child Exploitation Case (GA)
Posted on 07/13/2010 7:45:41 AM PDT by Larry381
ATLANTA, GADR. ADAM WAYNE LEBOWITZ, 50, of Decatur, Georgia, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Richard W. Story on charges of producing child pornography and attempting to coerce and entice a minor to engage in unlawful sex acts. LEBOWITZ was convicted of the charges by a jury on February 25, 2010, after a seven-day trial.
United States Attorney Sally Quillian Yates said of the sentence, As a doctor, this defendant took an oath to never do harm to anyone. He not only violated that oath, he sexually violated children and then published his violation on the Internet, victimizing the children each time the videos were viewed. His long term of incarceration ensures that he will no longer threaten another child.
FBI Atlanta Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Lamkin said, Today's sentencing should remind us all that child predators come from all walks of life and efforts to offer profiles of such individuals to a concerned public are elusive at best for this very reason. The investigation and resulting successful prosecution of Mr. Lebowitz also serves as a good example of the need for parents to not only remain vigilant but to report suspicious activities to law enforcement authorities in order to protect their children from such predators.
Coweta County Sheriff Michael Yeager said, I appreciate a lot of hard work by many agencies to bring this case to a successful conclusion. Parents, get involved and stay involved with your children. Know where they are and who they are in contact with. As long as individuals like this continue to prey on our youth, law enforcement will be there to put them away, hopefully for a long time.
LEBOWITZ was sentenced to 26 years and eight months in federal prison. He was also ordered to have no contact with victims in the case, and must register as a sex offender upon release from prison.
According to United States Attorney Yates, and the evidence presented in court at his trial: LEBOWITZ came to the attention of law enforcement officers at the Coweta County Sheriffs Office on October 26, 2006, after a victim, a 15-year-old boy, received a series of e-mails and sexually graphic instant messages from LEBOWITZ. The victims mother contacted the sheriffs office and reported these online messages sent by LEBOWITZ to her son. The sheriff's office then began an undercover investigation of LEBOWITZ that culminated in his arrest in the driveway of the victims home on November 2, 2006. Evidence at trial showed LEBOWITZ had multiple condoms and sexual lubricants inside his vehicle at the time of his arrest, and had planned to transport the victim to LEBOWITZs home in Decatur, Georgia.
Following the arrest, the sheriffs office obtained and executed a search warrant of LEBOWITZs home. During the search, investigators seized three computers, two of which contained video recordings of LEBOWITZ engaged in sex acts with two young boys. Members of the FBIs Safe Child Task Force identified the victims in the video recordings and contacted them. Both victims revealed that LEBOWITZ had recorded himself engaged in graphic sex acts with these victims when both were minors. An examination of LEBOWITZs computers, performed by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), revealed that LEBOWITZ had sent images from his recordings of the two young victims over the Internet. He was indicted on the charges on June 12, 2007, and a superseding indictment was filed on February 9, 2010.
He won’t do well in prison.
Depends on your definition of doing well.
Personally i’m thinking roll reversal. What’s good for the goose..
Apparently, this is an affliction that one NEVER gets over.
He worked in the emergency room because that's where all the poor illegal immigrants that can be blackmailed are.
DR. ADAM WAYNE LEBOWITZ
Fawn’s brother? What a shame!
Who is the keeper of the “middle name’s Wayne” ping list?
So, this guy was HIV positive and working in an emergency room. Political correctness to the point of jeopardizing the health of patients. Remind me not t get injured and end up at Grady. Just bypass the hospital and take me to the cemetery.