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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of New York

Monday, December 1, 2014

Washington County Man Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Receiving Child Pornography

Defendant Used his Computer and the Internet to Download and Save Dozens of Child Pornography Files

ALBANY, NEW YORK – TIMOTHY TEFFT, age 65, of Greenwich, New York was sentenced on November 25, 2014 to 60 months of imprisonment for receiving child pornography by Chief United States District Court Judge Gary L. Sharpe, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Andrew W. Vale, Special Agent-in-Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Albany Division. TEFFT, who had entered a guilty plea on May 2, 2014, was also ordered to serve a fifteen year term of supervised release, to have no unsupervised contact with minors, and to register with the New York State Sex Offender Registry Program.

Between January 1, 2009 and May 3, 2011, TEFFT used a computer to access the Internet to download and save dozens of files that contained child pornography. TEFFT also transferred some of these child pornography files onto portable storage devices for viewing at a later time.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Rick Belliss.

Updated February 10, 2015