Federal Child Pornography Charges
The U.S. government vigorously prosecutes those suspected of possessing, transferring, or creating child pornographyand will step in when an image or video file is transmitted using the internet, over state lines, using the mail, or if it is traded into foreign commerce. The State of Utah may simultaneously seek charges against the defendant according to violations of state law. Cases of child pornography can be very damaging to the defendant. Levitt Legal, PLLC will manage your case with confidentiality and the hard work necessary to defend against these serious charges.
The nature of the footage, number of images, and delivering the image to other parties can impact the length of the sentence.
The federal statutes for child pornography are:
- 18 U.S.C. § 2251- Production of child pornography
- 18 U.S.C. § 2251A- Selling and Buying of Children
- 18 U.S.C. § 2252- Possession, distribution and receipt of child pornography
- 18 U.S.C. § 2260- Production of sexually explicit depictions of a minor for importation into the United States
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