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04/09/2012
Anchorage, AK
Child Exploitation
John Mark Felton, 48, was convicted of traveling from Boston to Anchorage in November 2009 to meet a grandfather and engage in the planned sexual abuse and rape of a boy. He was met by law enforcement and arrested. At the time of his arrest, investigators determined Felton had amassed a collection of more than 1,200 images and at least 70 videos of boys and girls being sexually abused.
12/06/2011
Anchorage, AK
Child Exploitation
Andrew William Young, a psychotherapist who specialized in treating children of military personnel, was sentenced Monday to 22 years in prison for producing and receiving child pornography, following a multi-agency probe involving ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
06/12/2014
Anchorage, AK
Child Exploitation
Michael J. Carroll, of Milford, Connecticut, who was convicted in February by a federal jury, blamed a Target-style attack, referring to the recent data harvest by hackers on the national retailer, as the reason investigators found child pornography on his computers and in his email account.
08/23/2013
Anchorage, AK
Child Exploitation
Matthew Bren Goodlett was caught with more than 3,500 images and 150 videos of child exploitation.
02/12/2015
Asheville, NC
Child Exploitation
Kieron Mann, 45, was also ordered to serve a lifetime of supervised release, to continue to register as a sex offender and to pay $50,000 as restitution to his victims.
06/02/2014
Asheville, NC
Child Exploitation
In addition to the prison term, U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger also ordered Kimberly Rachael Moore, 31, of Tuckasegee, to serve under court supervision the rest of her life upon release from prison and to register as a sex offender.
05/29/2015
Asheville, NC
Child Exploitation
U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger sentenced Patrick Ronald Silva, 44, of Burnsville, to more than 21 years in prison on production of child pornography charges. Judge Reidinger also sentenced Robert George Ross Thursday on child pornography charges.
01/22/2015
Asheville, NC
Child Exploitation
In addition to the prison term, U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger also ordered James Thomas Lifsey, 59, of Warne, N.C. to serve under court supervision the rest of his life upon release from prison and to register as a sex offender. Lifsey was also ordered to pay $46,057 as restitution to the victims.
01/22/2014
Asuncion, Paraguay
Child Exploitation
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A new international agreement was signed Wednesday by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and the Paraguayan Attorney General's Office to streamline information sharing regarding suspected child pornography.
11/28/2012
Atlanta, GA
Child Exploitation
Christopher Thomas Davis, 34, of Dahlonega, Ga., was sentenced to 15 years in prison, to be followed by 15 years of supervised release.
03/25/2014
Atlanta, GA
Child Exploitation
A former Georgia middle school teacher, William Kimbrell, has been arrested for accessing with intent to view child pornography by special agents from ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
06/01/2018
Atlanta, GA
Child Exploitation

Benjamin Jenkins, a/k/a “Rei,” a/k/a “Reithe8th,” a/k/a “Dani Domo, was indicted by a federal grand jury May 23 and ordered held in federal custody pending trial in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

06/04/2013
Atlanta, GA
Child Exploitation
Milton Hugh Cashwell, a previously convicted sex offender, pleaded guilty to the charge March 29. During an undercover child pornography investigation in July 2012, an HSI special agent made contact with Cashwell after Cashwell offered to trade child pornography images online.
07/12/2011
Atlanta, GA
Child Exploitation
Daryl Demkey, 28, of Roswell, Ga., was sentenced to 23 years in prison, to be followed by a lifetime of supervised release. There is no parole in the federal system. He is also required to register as a sex offender upon his release from custody. Demkey pled guilty to the charges on Sept. 1, 2010.
06/17/2011
Atlanta, GA
Child Exploitation
Dale Hodges, 29, of Roswell, Ga., was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in federal prison, to be followed by 10 years of supervised release, for receiving images and videos on his computer showing young children being sexually abused as part of a ring known as 'Boylovers.net.'
08/02/2011
Atlanta, GA
Child Exploitation
Carl Skow, 34, of Marietta, Ga., was indicted Aug. 2 for attempting to obtain a minor for the purpose of engaging in a commercial sex act, enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity, and possession of child pornography. Skow previously had an initial appearance on a criminal complaint and is currently in custody pending trial.
11/22/2010
Atlanta, GA
Child Exploitation
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) administratively arrested 18 aliens in Georgia, Tuesday through Thursday, including sex offenders and other serious at-large criminal aliens.
08/20/2015
Atlanta, GA
Child Exploitation
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Such was the crime HSI special agents discovered in February 2013 at the home of Jeff Clouse, 45 of Conyers, Georgia, who had hundreds of child pornography and videos on his computer, including live streamed video of a woman from the Philippines performing sexual acts on her minor daughters, ages six and eight, and taking direction from Clouse.
09/09/2014
Atlanta, GA
Child Exploitation
Charles Pelts, 35, of Marietta, was also sentenced to a lifetime supervised release. Pelts will also be required to register federally as a sex offender when he is released from prison. He pleaded guilty May 14.
04/29/2013
Atlanta, GA
Child Exploitation
Michael Cannon was indicted by a federal grand jury April 9. HSI special agents determined the true identities of the two minor victims that Cannon is alleged to have photographed and posted online, and the victims have been referred to child services and are receiving appropriate care.
04/09/2015
Atlanta, GA
Child Exploitation
Emmett Winston Smith, a/k/a Everett Smith, was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents following a lead from Canadian authorities. Smith, 66, was indicted by a federal grand jury March 24.
09/07/2012
Atlanta, GA
Child Exploitation
Johnny Lee Cole, 43, is a convicted sex offender who was previously found guilty of enticing a child for indecent purposes.
02/20/2014
Atlanta, GA
Child Exploitation
Carl Skow, a Georgia man who attempted to purchase a 14-year-old girl from an undercover federal agent, has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for enticing a child to engage in illegal sexual activity.
01/14/2015
Aurora, IL
Child Exploitation
During the six-week sting operation, authorities placed targeted ads for sexual services in an online publication known to promote prostitution-related activities. When the defendants called the telephone numbers listed, it was made clear that the services were being offered by underage girls. Arrangements were then made for the men to meet the girls at an Aurora hotel. They were taken into custody when they arrived.
05/14/2014
Austin, TX
Child Exploitation
Gary Joe Smith, 61, of Morgan, Texas, was sentenced by U.S District Judge Walter S. Smith Jr. to serve 72 months imprisonment for possessing and distributing child pornography. Judge Smith also ordered him to serve five years of supervised release after he completes his sentence. Smith pleaded guilty to the charges March 6.

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