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ocean county, n.J., man sentenced to 13 years in prison for distributing infant child pornography



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October 23, 2013


 

TRENTON, N.J. – An Ocean County, N.J., man was sentenced today to 13 years in prison for using a computer in his home to distribute images of child pornography, including images of infants, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Arthur Frazer Jr., 35, of Lanoka Harbor, N.J., previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joel A. Pisano in Trenton federal court to an information charging him with one count of distribution of child pornography.

According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:

Frazer admitted distributing images of infant child pornography via email using a home computer in December 2010. He also admitted to possessing more than 600 images of child pornography on his computer and accessories, which were seized from his residence in February 2012. Frazer acknowledged that among the images of child pornography he possessed and distributed were images which depicted minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct with other minors and adults, including material portraying sadistic or masochistic conduct or other depictions of violence. Frazer was previously charged by complaint with distribution of child pornography in February 2012 and has been in custody since his arrest.

In addition to the prison term, Judge Pisano sentenced Frazer to seven years of supervised release and ordered him to pay restitution of $7,000.

U.S. Attorney Fishman credited special agents of the FBI’s Child Exploitation Task Force, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Aaron T. Ford in Newark, with the investigation leading to today’s sentencing.

The government is represented by SpecialAssistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Muoio of the U.S. Attorney’s Office Criminal Division in Trenton.

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Defense Counsel: Andrea Bergman Esq., Assistant Federal Public Defender, Trenton

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