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June 6, 2014

Durham Man Sentenced For Child Pornography

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A Durham, North Carolina, man has been sentenced for his involvement with child pornography, announced United States Attorney Ripley Rand.

On June 5, 2014, William Lee Ebenstein, age 57, was sentenced to 144 months in prison, 10 years of supervised release, a $10,000.00 fine, and a $100.00 special assessment for receiving child pornography. Court documents revealed that Ebenstein used the Internet to receive child pornography. United States District Judge Catherine C. Eagles imposed the sentence.

The case was investigated by the Duke University Police Department, Durham Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anand Ramaswamy.


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