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Northern District of Ohio

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Canton man sentenced to 10 years in prison for child pornography crimes

A Canton man was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for child pornography crimes, said Acting U.S. Attorney David Sierleja and Stephen D. Anthony, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Cleveland Office.

Matthew Ungashick, 40, was sentenced to 121 months in prison. He knowingly received and distributed numerous computer files which contained visual depictions of real minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct in July 2016. He also possessed a two external computer hard drives and numerous computer disks, each of which contained child pornography, according to court documents.

This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael A. Sullivan following an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Canton Police Department.

Topic(s): 
Project Safe Childhood
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Contact: 
Mike Tobin 216.622.3651 michael.tobin@usdoj.gov
Updated July 24, 2017