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07/29/2013
San Juan, PR
Child Exploitation
Carlos Manuel Santiago-Nieves was arrested after an HSI investigation, which stemmed from a Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD) referral, revealed that he allegedly transported a 14-year-old female minor to two local motels in San Lorenzo and Caguas, among other places, to engage in sexually explicit conduct.
07/28/2013
Brunswick, GA
Child Exploitation

Stephen Keating, 53, was arrested in November 2012 after Danish police officials found images of an unknown suspect abusing two children on a computer they seized in a child pornography investigation.

07/30/2013
McAllen, TX
Child Exploitation
Jose Alaniz-Allen, 23, of Mission, Texas, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez to serve 225 months in federal prison, taking into consideration various sentencing enhancements. The court noted the offense involved distributing images for the receipt, or expectation of receipt, of a thing of value, and that some minors depicted in the pornographic images were vulnerable victims under 5 years old.
07/31/2013
Shreveport, LA
Child Exploitation
Christopher Blackford, 28, of Charleston, S.C., was sentenced to 22 years in federal prison Monday before U.S. District Court Judge S. Maurice Hicks in the Western District of Louisiana. William Davis, 39, of Bristol, N.H., was sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison in addition to a lifetime of supervised release.
07/31/2013
Washington, DC
Child Exploitation
Matthew Andrew Carter, 68, formerly of Brighton, Mich., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Joan A. Lenard of the Southern District of Florida. On Feb. 28, a jury found Carter guilty of five counts of traveling from the US to Haiti to engage in illicit sexual conduct with children and one count of attempting to do so.
08/01/2013
San Juan, PR
Child Exploitation
ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents, working jointly with officers of the Puerto Rico Crimes Against Children Task Force (PRCACTF), arrested two individuals on child exploitation charges Tuesday in the municipalities of Arroyo and Mayaguez.
07/30/2013
Seattle, WA
Child Exploitation
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07/30/2013
Seattle, WA
Child Exploitation
Thomas Joseph Barrett, a former federal employee with the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Office of Disability Adjudication and Review in Seattle, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to five years in prison for receipt of child pornography. He had accessed more than 3,500 images of child pornography at work and at home.
08/02/2013
Dallas, TX
Child Exploitation
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The photos are believed to have been taken sometime in April 2013.
08/01/2013
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Between December 2011 and July 2012, Robert Marzola sexually abused a minor male at his home, and he produced images of himself and the minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Marzola saved the images on his laptop and told the boy not to tell anyone about their conduct, which Marzola described to the boy as a game.
08/01/2013
Reno, NV
Child Exploitation
Marcus Gabriel Henderson, 33, is charged with production and attempted production of child pornography, involving the defendant's secretly videotaping female victims in the bathrooms of his home.
08/01/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
John W. Vandermeer, 62, of Albuquerque, was arrested Dec. 4, 2012 on a criminal complaint alleging he received and possessed child pornography in Bernalillo County, N.M., between January 2011 and November 2012.
08/02/2013
Dallas, TX
Child Exploitation
Billy Wayne Johnson, 55, of Scurry, Texas, has been in custody since his arrest in February 2013 on a related federal criminal complaint. This sentencing was announced by U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.
08/06/2013
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Larry James Kerfoot must register as a sex offender in the place where he resides, where he is an employee and where he is a student, under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
08/07/2013
Chicago, IL
Child Exploitation
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Alejandro Flores, 40, was repatriated to La Paz, Bolivia, Aug. 6 via commercial aircraft, and accompanied by two ERO enforcement officers.
08/07/2013
Beaumont, TX
Child Exploitation
Michael Brandan Griffith was sentenced to 78 months in federal prison Aug. 7 by U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone. Griffith had pleaded guilty April 9 to possessing material involving the sexual exploitation of children.
08/09/2013
Lake Charles, LA
Child Exploitation
David Shelton was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Thursday after pleading guilty to receiving more than 1,200 child pornography images. The sentence follows an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Lake Charles Police Department.
08/09/2013
Trenton, NJ
Child Exploitation
According to court documents, Albert Rose, 55, of Hampton, admitted distributing images of child pornography via email using a computer located in his residence in February 2010. He also admitted to possessing more than 600 images of child pornography on his computer, which was seized from his residence in February 2012.
08/06/2013
Las Vegas, NV
Child Exploitation
In April, Albert Silva Hernandez, Jr., 44, of Las Vegas, was convicted of eight counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Clark County School District.
07/29/2013
Fresno, CA
Child Exploitation
A Bakersfield-area sex offender, Cass Eugene Mitchell, was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison following his second conviction on federal child pornography charges, which stemmed from a probe by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
08/13/2013
Panama City, FL
Child Exploitation
On June 13, 2012, law enforcement officers acting in an undercover capacity posted an advertisement on Craigslist.org purporting to be a 13-year-old girl. Jeffrey Monroe Roy of Mobile, Alabama, responded to the posting.
08/14/2013
Newark, NJ
Child Exploitation
Robert Mucha pleaded guilty Wednesday to luring a teenage boy to Pennsylvania for sex and downloading and receiving child pornography on his home computer. Prior to his arrest, Mucha worked as a volunteer emergency medical technician in Andover. He also previously taught band and bugle corps to teenagers in Belleville and Lakewood.
08/13/2013
Brattleboro, VT
Child Exploitation
HSI special agents and officers with the Brattleboro Police Department executed a federal search warrant Tuesday at the residence of David Schnyer, 77, and Ralph Schnyer, 36, a father and son.
08/15/2013
Orlando, FL
Child Exploitation
Smith faces between five and 20 years in federal prison for distributing child pornography.
08/16/2013
Tallahassee, FL
Child Exploitation
In October, investigators discovered that Phillip Wayne Mathenia possessed hundreds of images of child pornography on several computers, as well as in books, magazines and films that appeared to be decades old. Mathenia was previously convicted of receiving and possessing child pornography in 2004.

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