Man Sentenced in Child Pornography Case
|U.S. Attorney’s Office December 17, 2012|
ROCHESTER, NY—U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that David Rubin, 41, formerly of Rochester, New York, who was convicted of possession of child pornography, was sentenced to 24 months in prison and 12 years’ supervised release by U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Tiffany H. Lee, who is handling the case, stated that in July 2011, the defendant possessed a computer containing images of child pornography while living in Rochester, New York. The images included depictions of prepubescent children.
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 United States Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS), 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. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.justice.gov/psc.
The sentencing is the culmination of an investigation on the part of the special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Christopher M. Piehota.