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  • 2013: Nearly 400 children rescued and 348 adults arrested in Canadian child pornography bust

    11/19/2019 8:32:26 PM PST · by bitt · 35 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | Nov. 14, 2013, | daniella silva
    Nearly 400 children have been rescued and 348 adults arrested following an expansive and “extraordinary” international child pornography investigation, Canadian police announced Thursday. The three-year project, named Project Spade, began when undercover officers with the Toronto Police Service Child Exploitation service made contact with a Toronto man allegedly sharing “very graphic images” of child sexual abuse in Oct. 2010, Toronto Police Service Chief William Blair said at a press conference on Thursday. Police said their investigation revealed an entire child movie production and distribution company in Toronto operating via the web site azovfilms.com. The site was run by 42-year old...
  • Navy Employee Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Offenses with Multiple Victims

    11/08/2019 8:12:58 PM PST · by ransomnote · 5 replies
    justice.gov ^ | November 7, 2019 | DOJ
    Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, November 7, 2019 A Navy employee, who resided in Silver Spring, Maryland, before moving to Japan, was sentenced today to 40 years in prison for the production, transportation and possession of child pornography.Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur of the District of Maryland and Special Agent in Charge Jennifer C. Boone of the FBI’s Baltimore Field Office made the announcement.Spencer E. Steckman, 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Paul W. Grimm of the U.S. District...
  • Former Employee of D.C. School Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Transporting Child Pornography

    07/15/2019 11:24:56 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 10 replies
    justice.gov ^ | July 12, 2019 | DOJ
    Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 12, 2019 Former Employee of D.C. School Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Transporting Child Pornography A former Virginia resident was sentenced today to six years in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, for transporting child pornography. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger of the Eastern District of Virginia and Special Agent in Charge Matthew J. DeSarno of the FBI Washington Field Office’s Criminal Division made the announcement.Paul Joseph Wilson, 49, was sentenced today...
  • Boise priest who lived in ‘world of Satanism and pornography’ sentenced to 25 years in prison

    12/21/2018 7:15:00 AM PST · by Perseverando · 33 replies
    Idaho Statesman ^ | December 20, 2018 | Katy Moeller and Ruth Brown
    The Rev. W. Thomas Faucher, a longtime priest in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise who pleaded guilty to five felony crimes, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole and will be required to register as a sex offender. Faucher, 73, was accused of amassing thousands of child porn images and videos on his home computer — and pleaded guilty in September to sharing some of those images online. He apologized in the courtroom ahead of his sentencing at the Ada County Courthouse in Boise on Thursday. “This is the crime that has the potential for both...
  • Former Democrat Party Chairman ‘Streamed Live Videos of Child Sex Abuse’

    12/11/2018 12:41:40 PM PST · by diverteach · 33 replies
    The Hayride ^ | Nov 27, 2018 | /bethany-blankley
    According to the testimony of a federal agent, Harold “H.L.” Moody, a former Democratic Party chairman, streamed live videos of children being raped, distributed child pornography to other pedophiles, and regularly smoked methamphetamine out of a glass pipe while seated at his desk during work hours. Our tax dollars at work, folks. Jason Bennett, a special agent for Homeland Security Investigations, said an undercover agent took “screen shots” of Moody sitting at his desk and chatting with pedophiles in a secret chatroom online on “more than one occasion” between Aug. 29 and Oct. 12. Bennett described Moody as a “high-volume...
  • My Little Pony Animator in Prison for Child Porn - Over 60,000 Images Found

    08/02/2018 12:00:30 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 27 replies
    Horse-news.net ^ | July 30, 2018 | Capper General
    According to local news outlet The Ottawa Citizen, an Animator for My Little Pony and Littlest Pet Shop has been sentenced to 28 months in prison for possessing and sharing child pornography. Tom Wysom, 55, was arrested and found to be in possession of over 60,000 images of child porn, as well as 1625 videos. Ottawa police tracked his IP address when investigating a peer-to-peer network.
  • Child Porn Suspect Extradited Following International Manhunt

    07/13/2018 5:02:30 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 4 replies
    CBS 2 CHICAGO ^ | 12 JULY 2018 | CBS 2 CHICAGO
    CHICAGO (CBS) — New video shows a child porn suspect being brought to justice after an international manhunt. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov has the exclusive report. 34-year-old Raul Reisenberg is no longer a fugitive. He is back in Lake County jail after U.S. Marshals and members of the Great Lakes Regional Task Force tracked him down in a two-year, international manhunt. “I’m innocent,” said Reisenberg, when he was asked what he has to say about the charges. When asked why he fled, he responded, “to save my family.”
  • L.A. County Children and Family Services Employee Charged With Distributing Child Porn

    07/11/2018 8:30:52 AM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    KTLA ^ | 7-10-18
    An employee of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services has been charged with distributing child pornography online, the district attorney’s office announced Tuesday. Carlos Enrique Castillo, 54, faces five felony counts of distributing child pornography and one felony count of possession of over 600 images of child or youth pornography, according to the criminal complaint. Castillo pleaded not guilty on Tuesday.
  • Faces Prison on Child Porn Charges for Sexy Photos of 17-Year-Old Girlfriend When He was 20

    07/05/2018 3:25:28 PM PDT · by Forgotten Amendments · 185 replies
    reason.com ^ | Jul. 5, 2018 1:29 pm | Robby Soave
    ...FBI agents later interviewed Marrero's ex-girlfriend, who confirmed that she was 17 at the time the pictures were taken. A conviction will force Marrero to register as a sex offender and could land him in prison for up to 30 years. According to the U.S. Department of Justice's guide to federal child pornography law, "a first time offender convicted of producing child pornography...face fines and a statutory minimum of 15 years to 30 years maximum in prison." Under Ohio law, which also sets the cutoff for child pornography at 18, Marrero would have faced between six months and eight years....
  • Father Turns Teen Son in to Police After Finding Child Pornography on Phone

    01/14/2018 9:21:56 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 57 replies
    KSBW ^ | Jan 11, 2018 | Chelsea Robinson
    A Missouri teenager has been charged with child porn possession after his father found pictures of a nude toddler on his cellphone. According to KTVI, Paul Spensberger found the images after confiscating his son Andrew Spensberger's, cellphone. He had taken the device away as punishment. Advertisement He reported the images to police on Dec. 30. The O'Fallon Missouri Police Department says the images were of a 2-year-old girl, a relative of Paul Spensberger's girlfriend. Andrew Spensberger reportedly took the pictures while the child was asleep on the floor of his bedroom. Andrew told investigators he was planning to sell the...
  • Girl Charged After Sending Explicit Selfie: ‘I’m Not A Criminal’

    12/23/2017 10:00:11 AM PST · by LouieFisk · 201 replies
    WCCO (Minnesota) ^ | December 22, 2017 | WCCO
    A teenage girl facing criminal charges after she sent an explicit selfie through Snapchat to a classmate says she is not a criminal. “Sexting is common among teens at my school, and we shouldn’t face charges for doing it. I don’t want anyone else to go through what I’m going through,” the 14-year-old girl said in a statement released by the Minnesota chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota.
  • Radnor Township BOC President Phil Ahr charged with possessing, distributing child porn

    10/13/2017 8:09:09 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 30 replies
    Main Line Media News ^ | 10/13/2017 | Richard Ilgenfritz
    Radnor Township Board of Commissioners President Philip Ahr was charged Wednesday with numerous counts related to the possession and distribution of child pornography, including images of infants, prosecutors announced late Wednesday morning. According to a press release from the office of District Attorney, Ahr is facing “possession and distribution charges for images that depict children as infants engaged in sex acts with adults.”
  • De Blasio employee arrested for child pornography

    05/26/2017 10:49:55 AM PDT · by DFG · 14 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/26/2017 | Larry Celona and Bruce Golding
    A leading young Democrat and de Blasio administration employee has a secret taste for sickening kiddie porn that involves baby girls as young as 6 months old, court papers revealed Friday. Jacob Schwartz, 29, was busted for allegedly keeping more than 3,000 disgusting images and 89 videos on a laptop after downloading the filth from the internet.
  • Former high school math teacher pleads guilty to child pornography charge

    03/01/2017 8:17:39 PM PST · by surroundedbyblue · 3 replies
    A former Brashear High School math teacher must register as a sex offender after he pleaded guilty to one count of child pornography. Adam Deutsch, of Allison Park, was sentenced to three years' probation and 15 years on the sex offender registry during a non-jury trial. As part of a plea agreement, Deutsch pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography as well as several drug charges. The district attorney's office and a judge determined that probation and registering as a sex offender were a suitable punishment. Investigators said they found about 50 images and 30 videos depicting child pornography on his...
  • 'Paedophiles should NOT face criminal charges for looking at child porn': Britain's top [tr]

    02/28/2017 5:56:12 AM PST · by C19fan · 98 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 28, 2017 | George Odling
    Paedophiles should not face jail for looking at pornographic images of children unless they are a physical threat to youngsters, says Britain’s most senior child protection officer. Officers should instead focus on the most dangerous offenders who have access to youngsters or are directing abuse online, said chief constable Simon Bailey.
  • Jerry Sandusky’s son arrested for child sex assault

    02/13/2017 12:58:00 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 27 replies
    New York Post ^ | Feb. 13, 2017 | Joshusa Rhett Miller
    The adopted son of Jerry Sandusky – the former Penn State University football coach convicted of child sex abuse – has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a child.
  • Russia Today : Child pornography US photographer’s exhibition in Moscow closes after controversy, pr

    09/26/2016 10:22:37 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 20 replies
    Russia Today ^ | September 26, 2016 | Russia Today Staff
    An exhibition by US photographer Jock Sturges, best known for his works featuring teenage nudity, has been shut down in Moscow after some protesters blocked the venue and accused the artist of shooting child pornography. Camouflaged men, representing the NGO Officers of Russia, turned up at the Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography on Sunday afternoon. They blocked the entrance to the building, saying they were going to evaluate the contents of the exhibition for “pedophilic” contents.
  • NJ college professor charged with child pornography

    09/25/2016 6:52:34 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 21 replies
    WPIX 11 ^ | September 3, 2016 | Talia Tirella
    FREEHOLD, N.J. — A college professor was arrested and charged with child pornography-related offenses Thursday. Robert Berardo, 56, was charged with one count of second degree endangering the welfare of a child for distribution of child pornography, one count of second degree endangering the welfare of a child for possession of child pornography with intent to distribute, and one count third degree endangering the welfare of a child for possession of child pornography, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.
  • District chairman of Boy Scouts troop in Oklahoma arrested for child pornography

    06/10/2016 6:31:25 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 27 replies
    Odor.com ^ | 2 June 2016 | Dallas Franklin
    ALTUS, Okla. – A man who is a district chairman of a Boy Scouts troop in Oklahoma was arrested this week after he was allegedly caught with child pornography. Steven Foreman, 52, was arrested in Altus after investigators intercepted child pornography coming from a personal computer at Foreman’s home, officials say. Authorities reportedly found several images of child pornography on Foreman’s computers and hard drives. According to KSWO, Foreman is a retired United States Air Force member and is currently employed in a civilian position at the 97th Security Forces Squadron at Altus Air Force Base. He also holds the...
  • Winlock Man Held on $100,000 Bail After Arrest for Child Pornography

    12/25/2015 8:58:07 PM PST · by plan2succeed.org · 11 replies
    The Chronicle (Greater Lewis County, WA) ^ | December 24, 2015 | Natalie Johnson
    A Winlock man was arrested Tuesday after an FBI investigation revealed that he was allegedly using a social networking site and public library Internet service to send and receive child pornography. .... Superior Court Judge Nelson Hunt ordered Schnacker held on $100,000 bail. "This is clearly a community safety issue," he said. Hunt said he was particularly concerned about the allegation that Schnacker had used public Wi-Fi to access the images. .... Further investigation showed that Schnacker accessed his Kik account from an IP address assigned to the Timberland Regional Library. ....