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Morris county, n.J., man sentenced to 140 months in prison for distributing images of child sexual abuse over internet



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 29, 2013


 

NEWARK, N.J. – A Morris County, N.J., man was sentenced today to 140 months in prison today for possessing and distributing over the Internet images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Khalil Survey, 39, of Lake Hiawatha, N.J., was previously arrested on a Complaint and later pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge William H. Walls to an Indictment charging him with one count of possession of child pornography and one count of distributing child pornography.

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

Special agents of the Department of Homeland Security and other law enforcement executed a search warrant at Survey’s home on Aug. 4, 2011, and seized a computer, an iPhone, and several electronic storage devices that contained images and videos child pornography. The devices included 46,353 images of child sexual abuse, including 983 images involving infants or toddlers, and 783 images involving sadomasochistic abuse. On the defendant’s iPhone, law enforcement found photographs the defendant had taken of himself downloading child pornography onto his home computer.

In addition to the prison term, Judge Walls sentenced Survey to lifetime supervised release and ordered him to pay $300,000 in restitution to the victims.

U.S. Attorney Fishman credited special agents of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Andrew M. McLees in Newark, with the investigation leading to today’s sentencing. He also thanked the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office for its role in the investigation.

The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew J. Bruck of the U.S. Attorney’s Office General Crimes Unit in Newark.

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Defense counsel: Joseph Rotella Esq., Newark

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