Aaron James Seney, 33, of Sapulpa, was sentenced today to 78 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to distribution and receipt of child pornography and to possession of child pornography, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Clint Johnson.
U.S. District Judge Gregory K. Frizzell further ordered Seney to serve 10 years on supervised release following his prison sentence. The defendant will also forfeit property used to commit his crimes: an Iphone, USB Drive, a Samsung smartphone, a digital camera, and a desktop computer.
During his April plea hearing, Seney admitted that between March 24, 2020, and September 2, 2020, he distributed and received child pornography via the internet using file sharing programs. He further admitted that he knowingly possessed and accessed the child sexual abuse material. In total, investigators discovered 193 images and 33 videos depicting the abuse and rape of children as young as infants.
Judge Frizzell remanded Seney into the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service until transfer to a U.S. Bureau of Prisons facility.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, the Tulsa Police Department, Sand Springs Police Department and Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher J. Nassar prosecuted the case.
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