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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Sebago Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

Contact: Michael J. Conley
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Portland, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that William Duffy, 58, of Sebago, Maine pled guilty today in U.S. District Court to possessing child pornography.

According to court records, in May 2015, deputies with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant for Duffy’s laptop computer at his Sebago residence.  A forensic analysis revealed numerous still images and video files depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct, many of whom were younger than 12 years of age. 

Duffy faces up to 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, and supervised release for between five years and life. He will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office and the Maine State Police Computer Crimes Unit.

Topic: 
Project Safe Childhood
Updated February 23, 2016