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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Illinois

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 13, 2014

Roscoe Man Sentenced To 295 Months In Federal Prison For Transporting Child Pornography Via The Internet

ROCKFORD — A Roscoe, Ill. man was sentenced today in federal court by U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Kapala to 295 months in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, for transporting child pornography via the internet. JASON NICOSON, 36, who pled guilty on May 20, 2013, admitted in his written plea agreement that in December 2011 and January 2012, he used the internet to transport images and videos that contained multiple visual depictions of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct.

The sentencing was announced by Zachary T. Fardon, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, and Robert J. Holley, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Chicago Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Illinois State Police and the Illinois Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce assisted in the investigation.

The government was represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael D. Love.

Updated July 23, 2015