Bucks County Man Indicted On Child Porn Charges
Thomas Silber, 50, of Yardley, PA, was charged today, by indictment with 10 counts of knowingly receiving, and attempting to receive, visual depictions, that is, DVD movies, depicting child pornography. According to the indictment, between February 2007 and October 2010, Silber received 10 DVD movies, using the internet, which were shipped and transported in interstate and foreign commerce, and contained materials that had been shipped and transported in interstate and foreign commerce. The producing of these visual depictions involved the use of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct, and such visual depictions were of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct.
If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 200 years in prison, a lifetime of supervised release, and a $1,000 special assessment.
The case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. It and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michelle Morgan.
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
PATTY HARTMAN, Media Contact, 215-861-8525