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September 5, 2014

San Antonio Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Distribution of Child Pornography

In San Antonio today, 42—year-old Jacob Robert Holguin (aka “Friend of Grimm”) was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release for distribution of child pornography announced United States Attorney Robert Pitman and FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs.

On November 30, 2012, federal authorities executed a search warrant at the defendant’s residence. A forensics examination of computer related equipment revealed the presence of more than 2,400 images and approximately 500 videos depicting child pornography some of which the defendant shared with others, including an undercover officer, via the Internet. On June 5, 2013, Holguin pleaded guilty to the distribution charge.

This investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant United States Attorneys Sarah Wannarka and Tracy Thompson prosecuted this case on behalf of the Government.

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