Miami, Florida – A 46-year-old Miami man who purchased youngster pornography on the Darkish Net utilizing cryptocurrency has been sentenced to 151 months in federal jail, to be adopted by 30 years of supervised launch.
Adolfo Fernandez saved the kid exploitation materials on varied digital units that he stored at his dwelling, together with over 2,000 photos and 300 movies of minors being sexually abused. Along with the bought gadgets, Fernandez additionally saved digital photos that confirmed him in his lounge, engaged in specific intercourse acts with a minor.
On December 13, 2021, Fernandez pled responsible to 1 rely of receipt of kid pornography.
Juan Antonio Gonzalez, U.S. Legal professional for the Southern District of Florida, and Anthony Salisbury, Particular Agent in Cost, HSI, Miami Area Workplace, introduced the sentence that U.S. District Choose Beth Bloom imposed.
HSI Miami investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Legal professional Adam Hapner prosecuted it. Assistant U.S. Legal professional Sara Klco is dealing with asset forfeiture.
This case was introduced as a part of Undertaking Secure Childhood (PSC), a nationwide initiative launched in Might 2006 by the Division of Justice to fight the rising epidemic of kid sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by United States Attorneys’ Workplaces and the Felony Division’s Baby Exploitation and Obscenity Part, Undertaking Secure Childhood marshals federal, state, and native assets to find, apprehend and prosecute people, who sexually exploit kids, and to establish and rescue victims. For extra details about the Undertaking Secure Childhood initiative and for data concerning Web security, please go to www.justice.gov/psc.
Associated courtroom paperwork and data could also be discovered on the web site of the District Courtroom for the Southern District of Florida at www.flsd.uscourts.gov or at http://pacer.flsd.uscourts.gov, beneath case quantity 21-cr-20337.