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Coatesville Man Charged With Child Exploitation

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

PHILADELPHIA - David Slater, 52, of Coatesville, PA, was charged by information, filed May 29, 2015, with two counts of use of an interstate commerce facility to entice a minor to engage in sexual conduct, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. According to the information, on June 1, 2013 and November 11, 2013, Slater used the internet to entice and coerce persons whom he believed were under the age of 18 to engage in sexual activity.


If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of life imprisonment in prison, a $500,000 fine, 5 years up to a lifetime of supervised release, and a $200 special assessment.


The case was investigated by FBI, the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michelle Rotella.

Updated September 4, 2015

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