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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Pittsburgh Man Gets More than Four Years in Prison for Possessing Child Pornography Photos and Videos

PITTSBURGH, Pa - A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 52 months imprisonment, followed by 10 years of supervised release, on his conviction of possession of material depicting the exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak imposed the sentence on Abhijeet Das, 28, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

According to information presented to the court, Das unlawfully possessed computer graphic files containing approximately 1,000 photographs and 380 videos depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct..

Assistant United States Attorney Lee J. Karl prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Brady commended the Western Pennsylvania Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Das.

Project Safe Childhood
Updated August 2, 2018