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Barrington Man Sentenced on Child Pornography Offense

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February 27, 2014

            

  CONCORD, N H:   Justin Madigan, 31, of Barrington, was sentenced  in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire  to 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to  transportation of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney John P. Kacavas. 

            In November of 2008 the Portsmouth Police received information that an individual was using America On Line (AOL) to send numerous emails containing images and videos depicting the sexual assault of children.

A further investigation was conducted by the New Hampshire Internet Crimes Against Children and a search warrant for Madigan’s residence was executed.  Computer evidence seized was examined and found to contain hundreds of images depicting the sexual assault of young children. 

             This case was brought in furtherance of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative designed to protect children from online exploitation and abuse.  Led by the United States Attorneys Offices, 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 identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.projectsafechildhood.gov.

             This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Helen White Fitzgibbon.

 

 

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