Promote Your Attorney Profile on Law.net - Get Found / Earn More!
Court Dismisses Lawsuits Filed Against Chicago-Area Law Schools
Court Dismisses Lawsuits Filed Against Chicago-Area Law Schools
Wal-Mart Puts Some Blame on Victims of Crash Involving Tracy Morgan
Wal-Mart Puts Some Blame on Victims of Crash Involving Tracy Morgan
$3 Million in Legal Services for California’s Undocumented Children
$3 Million in Legal Services for California’s Undocumented Child...
Who Will Replace Eric Holder as United States Attorney General
Who Will Replace Eric Holder as United States Attorney General
Your profile matches an open legal position. Apply now!
Job Listings

Former Cyber Security Head of Health and Human Services Convicted of Child Porn Enterprise

Optimized-usdoj2

Summary: Former Acting Director of Cyber Security at the Department of Health and Human Services convicted of child porn enterprise. Evidence produced at court shows he also communicated with others in trying to fulfill fantasies of violently raping and murdering children.

Timothy DeFoggi, the former acting director of cyber security at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was convicted by a federal jury in the District of Nebraska over child pornography, the DOJ reported. The jury reached its verdict following a four-day trial before U.S. Chief District Judge Laurie Smith Camp. Sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 7, 2014.

Charges against DeFoggi included that of engaging in a child exploitation enterprise, conspiracy to advertise and distribute child pornography, and accessing a computer with intent to view child pornography in connection with his membership in a child pornography website.

What

 job title, keywords

Where

 city, state, zip



Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!


DeFoggi, 56, formerly of Germantown, Maryland, is the sixth individual to be convicted as part of an ongoing investigation targeting three child pornography websites. The three websites were run by a single administrator, who has since been convicted in the District of Nebraska of engaging in a child exploitation enterprise in connection with his administration of the sites.

According to evidence presented at trial, DeFoggi registered as a website member on March 2, 2012, and maintained his membership and activity until Dec. 8, 2012, when the website was taken down by the FBI. Through the website, DeFoggi accessed child pornography, solicited child pornography from other members, and exchanged private messages with other members where he expressed an interest in the violent rape and murder of children. DeFoggi even suggested meeting one member in person to fulfill their mutual fantasies to violently rape and murder children.

Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Deborah R. Gilg of the District of Nebraska and Special Agent in Charge Thomas R. Metz of the FBI’s Omaha Division made the announcement.

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice. Led by U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to better locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims.

Former Cyber Security Head of Health and Human Services Convicted of Child Porn Enterprise by

Tagged: , , , , ,

Posted by on August 27, 2014. Filed under Legal News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Insurance Defense Associate
USA-TX-Dallas

Immediate opportunity for two Insurance Defense Attorneys to join an established Dallas law firm.  One position is for a mid-level associate requiring 3 to 5 years expereince, and the other is ju...