U.S. Attorney's Office
Western District of Pennsylvania
July 25, 2014

Westmoreland County Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Violating Child Exploitation Laws

PITTSBURGH—A resident of New Kensington, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to 97 months’ incarceration and 10 years’ supervised release on his conviction of violating child exploitation laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Donetta W. Ambrose imposed the sentence on Mark Salego, 54, of New Kensington, Pa.

According to information presented to the court, in early 2013, Salego possessed and distributed material depicting the sexual exploitation minors.

Assistant United States Attorney Amy L. Johnston prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Pennsylvania State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Mark Salego.

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