Seagoville Inmate Who Possessed a Coloring Book Containing Obscene Visual Representations of the Sexual Abuse of Children is Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison
DALLAS—An inmate who admitted possessing obscene visual representations of the sexual abuse of children while he was incarcerated at Seagoville Federal Correctional Institute (FCI) was sentenced yesterday, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.
Danny Borgos, 27, formerly of Nyack, New York, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey to 10 years in federal prison. He was in Seagoville FCI serving a federal prison sentence for a federal conviction in the Southern District of New York for receiving, distributing and possessing child pornography.
According to documents filed in the case, on October 9, 2014, a Bureau of Prisons (BOP) guard found Borgos with a paginated series of drawings, consisting of 37 pages in a comic or coloring book-style format, depicting obscene representations of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Borgos admitted the depictions belonged to him.
The matter was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative, which was launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice, to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by U.S. Attorney’s 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 sexually exploit children, and identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit http://www.justice.gov/psc/. For more information about Internet safety education, please visit http://www.justice.gov/psc/ and click on the tab “resources.”
The FBI, with assistance from the BOP, investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Camille Sparks prosecuted the case.