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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Two From Northeast Ohio Sentenced To Prison For Persuading Minor To Engage In Sexually Explicit Conduct

Two men from Northeast Ohio were both sentenced to more than eight years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of inducing a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing a visual depiction of that conduct, said Steven M. Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.

Randall S. Allman, 38, of Strongsville, and Shawn M. Kadras, 34, of Cleveland, on two occasions in February 2013, did persuade, induce, entice and coerce a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing a visual depiction of the conduct, according to the indictment.

Kadras was sentenced to 110 months in prison while Allman was sentenced to 97 months in prison.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michael A. Sulivan following an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Safe Streets Task for and the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.

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Updated March 12, 2015