GEORGIA MAN, CHRISTOPHER JAMIESON, PLEADS GUILTY TO RECEIPT OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
CHRISTOPHER JAMIESON, age 31, a resident of Douglasville, Georgia, pled guilty today to receipt of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Allen Polite, Jr.
According to court documents, in November 2013, JAMIESON was arrested by special agents with the United States Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”) and the United States Postal Inspection Service after they determined that JAMIESON was responsible for receiving videos depicting the sexual exploitation of children on the Internet. Today, JAMIESON entered a plea of guilty to knowingly receiving several videos depicting the sexual exploitation of children from Jonathan Johnson, the administrator of a multi-national child pornography website.
Sentencing is scheduled for June 25, 2014, before U.S. District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman. Receipt of child pornography carries a mandatory minimum sentence of not less than five (5) years and a maximum penalty of twenty (20) years imprisonment, supervised release of not less than five years up to life, and JAMIESON will have to register as a sex offender.
This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice. Led by United States Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division's Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS), Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to better locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.projectsafechildhood.gov.
This case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. The prosecution of this case is being handled by Project Safe Childhood Coordinator and Fraud Unit Chief, Assistant U. S. Attorney Brian M. Klebba.
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