Jeffrey Stephen Horn, 43, of Phoenixville, PA, is charged by information, filed today, with distribution of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. The indictment charges Russell with one count of distributing child pornography between June 13 and June 17, 2012.
If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 20 years imprisonment.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (including members of the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force) and the New Britain Township Police Department and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Albert S. Glenn.
This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice. Led by United States Attorneys= Offices and the Criminal Division's Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS), Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to better locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.projectsafechildhood.gov.
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An Indictment or Information is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
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