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A Buffalo man who obtained images of child pornography over the internet that were later discovered by an undercover FBI agent faces a maximum 20 years in prison. Michael V. Secchiaroli, 32, pleaded guilty Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to possession of child pornography involving a prepubescent minor. Secchiaroli was found to possess images o…

A Town of Tonawanda man faces a maximum 20 years in prison after pleading guilty Friday to a charge of possession of child pornography, according to the U.S Attorney's Office. Randy Rance, 56, also faces a $250,000 fine if convicted on the charge, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Rance, in December 2016, distributed child pornography to an undercover investigator, th…

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A Buffalo man who used his cellphone to record to a 3-year-old girl as she engaged in sexually explicit conduct pleaded guilty Thursday to production and possession of child pornography. Duke Jimenez, 34, faces a mandatory minimum 15-year prison sentence and a maximum 50 years in prison when he is sentenced April 16 by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara. According…

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A Jamestown man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison and 10 years supervised release following his conviction on charges of distributing child pornography According to the U.S. Attorney's office, Christopher Whitford, 46, on May 1, 2016, used a peer-to-peer file sharing program in which he shared files with an undercover law enforcement officer. On June 23, 2016, …

Two Niagara County men pleaded guilty to child pornography and cyberstalking charges Wednesday in U.S. District Court. Timothy Laubacker, 25, of Lockport also pleaded guilty to enticing a minor to engage in sexual activity. Laubacker faces a maximum of life in prison. Travis Guerriera, 27, of Olcott also pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography and cyberstal…

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Steven Brzezinski, 33, of the City of Tonawanda, was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of child pornography. At the time of his arrest, Brzezinski  was found in possession of a tablet containing child pornography. He was on probation for an unrelated offense, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephanie O. Lamarque. Brzezinski also has a previous conviction…

A Williamsville man who was convicted of possession of child pornography depicting minors under 12 years old was sentenced Monday to five years in prison by U.S. District Court Judge William M. Skretny, officials said. Troy Malecki, 49, was part of an online community dedicated to the exchange and discussion of child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.…

A Lockport man charged with possession of child pornography faces a maximum 10 years in prison if convicted on the charges, officials said. Sterling Jones, 23, made an initial appearance Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Kenneth Schroeder and was held in police custody, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathan Cantil, who is hand…

A Niagara Falls man with a prior conviction for possessing images of a child engaged in sexual activity was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court to 27 years in prison, following his most recent conviction on distributing child pornography. Daniel Krull, 44, using the Facebook profile "Danny Blaze," distributed 11 images of child pornography to other individuals  u…

An Albion man was arrested Wednesday on charges of allegedly possessing child pornography, according to acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. Christopher Ridder, 45, faces a maximum 20 years in prison and $250,000 fine, if convicted. Ridder on Wednesday made an appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael J. Roemer. The investigation began after two Medina …