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Two from McKees Rocks Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Two residents of McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge related to the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney Eric G. Olshan announced today.

The one-count Indictment named Vincent Pappaterra, 49, and Amber Bond, 37, as defendants.

According to the Indictment, from on or about August 24, 2023, until on or about August 26, 2023, Pappaterra and Bond, through the use of communications involving cellular telephones, persuaded, coerced, and enticed a minor to engage in sexual activity.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of not less than 10 years and up to life imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,000, or both. Under the federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Michael L. Mitchell is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Department of Homeland Security and Allegheny County Police Department conducted the investigation leading to the Indictment in this case.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated March 20, 2024