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Troy Man Pleads Guilty To Receiving Child Pornography

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of New York

ALBANY, NEW YORK – DANIEL J. KEMPROWSKI, age 25, of Troy, New York, pled guilty today in Albany to one count of receipt of child pornography and three counts of possession of child pornography before Chief United States District Judge Gary L. Sharpe, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Andrew W. Vale, Special Agent in Charge of the Albany Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

KEMPROWSKI, who was detained pending his sentencing, faces at least five years and up to 80 years of imprisonment, a lifetime term of supervised release, and fines of $250,000 on each of the four counts. He must also register as a sex offender. KEMPROWSKI will be sentenced in Albany, New York, on September 4, 2014.

As part of his guilty plea, KEMPROWSKI admitted that from June 2010 through September 2012, he downloaded still images and videos of child pornography through a file sharing program. On September 6, 2012, an investigator accessed file sharing network and downloaded four video files depicting child pornography from the defendant’s computer. On January 18, 2013, investigators searched KEMPROWSKI’s residence and recovered approximately 1,300 images and 185 videos depicting child pornography.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Albany Division, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jeffrey C. Coffman.

Updated January 29, 2015