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Massachusetts Man Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison for Receiving and Possessing Child Pornography


This news story was published on January 14, 2012.
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WASHINGTON – A Springfield, Mass., man was sentenced today to 78 months in prison and seven years of supervised release for receiving and possessing child pornography, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division.

Robert Rosenbeck, 49, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Denise J. Casper in Boston.  On Oct. 6, 2011, Rosenbeck pleaded guilty to one count of receipt of child pornography and two counts of possession of child pornography. He was indicted on those charges on Dec. 10, 2009, by a grand jury in Springfield.

According to the indictment, from approximately July 22, 2007, to July 27, 2007, Rosenbeck received computer files containing child pornography from an Internet website. Additionally, Rosenbeck possessed two different computers containing child pornography in 2007.

The case was prosecuted by Trial Attorneys Alecia Riewerts Wolak and Michael W. Grant of the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section. The investigation was conducted by the FBI with assistance provided by the Springfield Police Department.

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