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Rapid City Man Sentenced for Receipt of Child Pornography

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Receipt of Child Pornography was sentenced on August 13, 2018, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Gordon Bagneschi, age 22, was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund, and restitution in an amount to be determined within 90 days.

Bagneschi was charged on September 19, 2017.  The charge relates to Bagneschi receiving over a thousand images containing child pornography via the Internet between December 2016 and September 2017 at Rapid City.

The case was investigated by the Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins prosecuted the case.

Updated August 14, 2018

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