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Atlantic City Man Sentenced to 135 Months in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

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

CAMDEN, N.J. – An Atlantic City, New Jersey, man was sentenced to 135 months in prison for possessing images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today.

Cory Newman, 44, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Christine P. O’Hearn to an information charging him with one count of possession of child pornography. Judge O’Hearn imposed the sentence in Camden federal court.

According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:

On May 20, 2021, agents with Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations, (HSI) served a search warrant at Newman’s residence in Atlantic City and discovered electronic devices containing numerous videos and images of children being sexually abused.  

In addition to the prison term, Judge O’Hearn sentenced Newman to 15 years of supervised release.

U.S. Attorney Sellinger credited special agents of HSI, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Ricky J. Patel, with the investigation leading to today’s sentencing. He also thanked the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, under the direction of Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor William E. Reynolds, and the Atlantic City Police Department, under the direction of Interim Officer in Charge Deputy Chief James A. Sarkos, for their assistance in the investigation.

The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Johns of the Criminal Division in Camden.

Updated January 5, 2023

Project Safe Childhood
Press Release Number: 23-004