CAMDEN, N.J. – A Burlington County, New Jersey, man today admitted possessing images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.
Al-Fahim Medina, 24, of Willingboro, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler to an information charging him with possession of child pornography.
According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:
From Jan. 31, 2020, through June 12, 2020, Medina possessed mobile phones and a tablet, which contained multiple images of child sexual abuse, including children under age 12 and sadistic and masochistic conduct or other depictions of violence or sexual abuse or exploitation involving an infant or toddler.
The count of possession of child pornography carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a maximum fine of $250,000. Sentencing is scheduled for April 10, 2024.
U.S. Attorney Sellinger credited special agents of Homeland Security Investigations Newark, under the direction of Acting Special Agent in Charge Michael Alfonso, with the investigation leading to today’s guilty plea.
The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Kristen M. Harberg of the Camden Office.