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District Woman Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor and Distribution of Child Pornography

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Columbia

            WASHINGTON – Tanisha Sadulski, 41, was sentenced in federal court on January 9 to 20 years in prison for the sexual exploitation of children and sentenced to five years for the sexual abuse of children. The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Matthew Graves, Acting Special Agent in Charge David Geist of the FBI’s Washington Field Office Criminal and Cyber Division.

            U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates also sentenced Sadulski to a lifetime of supervised release plus an additional ten years, to run concurrently, for the child sexual abuse charges.

            According to the government’s evidence, between October 25, 2021, and April 28, 2022, Sadulski repeatedly uploaded graphic images and videos depicting the sexual abuse of infants and toddlers to her Google account. Sadulski also took pictures of a child when the victim was undressed. Additionally, she filmed herself sexually assaulting a toddler. Sadulski communicated with other sex offenders via the internet with the intent to send and receive child pornography.

            She uploaded child sexual abuse material, including videos which documented the sexual abuse and exploitation of young children.

            Sadulski pleaded guilty on September 13, 2023, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

            In announcing the sentence, U.S. Attorney Graves and Acting Special Agent in Charge Geist commended the work of those who investigated the case from FBI  Washington Field Office’s Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jocelyn Bond of the Federal Major Crimes Section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Updated January 12, 2024

Project Safe Childhood
Press Release Number: 24-28