According to authorities, during the search of the home a 7-year old boy told investigators of his sexual abuse. The investigation uncovered a total of 4 boys between the ages of 7 to 14 that have been abused by Matthews over the past two years.
Edward Oedewaldt, 49, of Arcadia, Louisiana, was sentenced to 38 years in prison for his role in moderating Dreamboard, a child pornography website, according to U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley. Oedewaldt encrypted posts by members in an attempt to evade law enforcement.
Robert Diduca, 48, of Milford, MA, believed he was sharing a child sexual abuse image of a distraught 18-month old boy clutching a stuffed bunny to fellow child pornographers, when actually he sent the image two Boston Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents.
According to authorities, Robert Burke, a former elementary-school principal at Sageville Elementary School in Dubuque, Iowa, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison and after admitting he secretly set up a video camera in the boysâ€™ bathroom in his school to produce child pornography.
Nicholas James Ferguson was sentenced this week in federal court in San Diego to serve 130 months in federal prison to be followed by 10 years of supervision upon release for pleading guilty to receipt of child pornography, according to United States Attorney Laura Duffy.
Former Delaware pediatrician Earl Bradley, 58, was sentenced by Judge William Carpenter Jr. to 14 life sentences without parole for 14 counts of first-degree rape as well as more than 160 years in prison for multiple counts of assault and sexual exploitation of a child.
At a Justice Department news conference today, Attorney General Eric Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano discussed the 20-month law enforcement investigation called Operation Delego, which targeted an international child pornography ring that officials say used an online bulletin board called Dreamboard to trade tens of thousands of child sexual abuse images and videos.
Miami-Dade detectives made a disturbing discovery while conducting a child pornography raid at the home ofÂ Randy Jerome Pozdol – several videos of a man who appeared to be Pozdol, sexually assaultingÂ an unidentified woman and her two young children â€” all of whom were unconscious and apparently drugged. Following a long investigation, police identified […] Read more
NYC authorities arrested over two dozen in a child pornography ring bust where the offenders traded child sexual abuse videos and imagesÂ “the way others trade baseball cards,” according to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance. Children as young as one year old were depicted being raped and sexually assaulted in tens of thousands of photographs and […] Read more
David R. Bostic of Bloomington, Indiana, has plead guilty to 66 counts of child pornography charges and could be sentenced to more than 1,000 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Indianapolis. Bostic produced the images, most involving children under the age of 5, some of whom were from Indiana.Â The images […] Read more