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Georgetown Man Sentenced To 15 Years For Inducing Minors To Produce Child Pornography

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

LEXINGTON, Ky. – A Georgetown man, Bobby Cassady, 32, has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison, to be followed by a life term of supervised release for inducing minors to produce sexually explicit images.  Cassady was also ordered to make a restitution payment in the amount of $ 15,000.00 and pay a mandatory special assessment of $5,100.00.

On Monday, United States Senior District Judge Joseph M. Hood formally sentenced Cassady, who pleaded guilty to a single count of production of sexually explicit images in interstate commerce, on February 4, 2019.  Cassady must serve 85 percent of his prison sentence.

Robert M. Duncan, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky; Steven Igyarto, Special Agent in Charge, Department of Homeland Security – Homeland Security Investigations (DHS-HSI); Tony Gray, Chief of Police of the Danville, Kentucky Police Department; and Andy Beshear, Kentucky Attorney General, jointly announced the sentence.

The investigation was conducted by the Cyber Crimes Branch of the Office of Attorney General of Kentucky, the Danville Police Department and DHS-HSI.  The United States was represented by Assistant United States Attorney David Marye.

Updated June 24, 2019

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