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Corinth Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 28, 2014

Contact: Andrew McCormack
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Bangor, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that David
Livingston Brown, 40, of Corinth, Maine, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Bangor
to possession of child pornography.

According to court records, in April 2013, the defendant emailed a video containing child
pornography to an undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) special agent. On July 18,
2013, a search warrant was executed at the defendant’s residence in Corinth. The defendant
admitted sending and receiving images of child pornography by email and collecting hundreds of
images and videos of child pornography over several years. A forensic examination of
computers and computer storage devices seized from the residence revealed hundreds of images
and videos of child pornography.

The defendant faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. He will be sentenced
after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.

The investigation was conducted jointly by the FBI and the Maine State Police Computer
Crimes Unit. This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative
launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child
sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child
Exploitation and Obscenity Section, 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.

 

 

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