Delaware County Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Offenses

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SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – Daniel Miller, 26, of Stamford, New York, pled guilty today to two counts of transportation of child pornography announced Acting United States Attorney Antoinette T. Bacon and Special Agent in Charge Thomas F. Relford of the Albany Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI).

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Miller was previously convicted of Promoting an Obscene Sexual Performance by a Child in 2015 as well as First Degree Sexual Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Child in 2017.  As part of his guilty plea today, Miller admitted that, on August 11 and August 14 of 2017, while on probation related to his prior convictions, he uploaded images and videos of child pornography to his DropBox account using a cellphone he was not permitted to have under the terms of his probation.

Sentencing is scheduled for March 24, 2021, before Hon. Thomas J. McAvoy in Binghamton, New York, at which time Miller faces a minimum sentence of 15 years, with a maximum of up to 40 years in prison on each count, a fine of up to $250,000, and a term of supervised release of at least 5 years and up to life.  Miller will also be required to register as a sex offender.  A defendant’s sentence is imposed by a judge based on the particular statute the defendant is charged with violating, the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, and other factors.

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This case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, and the Delaware County Probation Office and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Sahar L. Amandolare and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Adrian S. LaRochelle.

Launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice, Project Safe Childhood is 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 https://www.justice.gov/psc.

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