East Stroudsburg Man Charged With Distribution Of Child Pornography
SCRANTON - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Kevin Shain Oliver, age 21, of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, was charged by a federal grand jury of distribution of child pornography.
According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, the indictment charges Oliver with two counts of distributing child pornography between January and February of 2022, in Monroe County.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigations. Assistant U.S. Attorney Luisa Honora Berti is prosecuting the case.
This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by the United States Attorneys' Offices and the Criminal Division's Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children, and to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.usdoj.gov/psc.
Indictments are only allegations. All persons charged are presumed to be innocent unless and until found guilty in court.
The maximum penalty under federal law for these offenses is 40 years of imprisonment, a term of 5 years of supervised release as to each count following imprisonment, and a fine. A sentence following a finding of guilt is imposed by the Judge after consideration of the applicable federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.
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