Three Men Arrested For Separate Incidences Of Child Exploitation
Three men in Louisiana have been arrested for separate incidents involving exploiting children online. William Knight, who is a 26-year old living in Hammond, was arrested on charges of indecent behavior with a minor and using a computer to solicit a minor.
Investigators were contacted by Georgia authorities about a complaint that an adult male in Louisiana was engaging in inappropriate online chats with a minor. Investigators also stated that the man asked for nude photos of minor. The investigators were able to locate Knight and arrested him at his home. If he is convicted, then he could spend up to 17 years in prison.
Robert Shawn Ipavec, who is 40 years-old, was also arrested. He has been accussed of distributing porn to minors. Undercover cybercrime investigators were able to determine that Ipavec had videos of child pornography that were available for download. If he is convicted, then he could spend up to 20 years in prison.
Leonard Mastascuso, who is 44 years old, is also facing 20 years in prison. Investigators have charged him with one account of possessing pornography that involve underaged people. Forensic analysis was able to prove that Mastascuso had child pornography on his computer when his home was searched. All of the men are in Tangipahoa Parish Jail.
The Internet is a very useful tool in today’s society. However, far too many people today use it for the wrong things, such as the three aforementioned men. Many people get caught up in cybercrimes and do not even know it.
If you have been the victim of an Internet crime, then you should contact Johnathan Jay Kirsher. He is a St. Lucie Internet Crime Defense Attorney. He works with a team of talented IT staff members in order to deal with criminal charges involving the Internet. Johnathan Jay Kirsher can deal with all types of Internet crimes, including child pornography, child abuse and solicitation.
Additionally, you will need to contact a St. Lucie Internet crime lawyer if you have been falsely accused of an Internet crime. Johnathan Jay Kirsher will help you fight these false charges.