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Child Pornography Charges

Apr. 22 2021

Child Porn Charges May Land Illinois Man a Life Sentence

Child Porn Charges May Land Illinois Man a Life Sentence
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Few crimes are abhorred by society as much as those that hurt children, child pornography being chief among them. Despite its taboo, child pornography does happen – sometimes in places you may least expect. A recent case in Kankakee, Illinois highlights the pervasiveness of child [...]
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Jan. 29 2021

How Child Porn Possession Can Land You 30 Years in IL Prison

How Child Porn Possession Can Land You 30 Years in IL Prison
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Recent reports reveal a 61-year-old Joliet man was arrested by the State Police on four charges of possession of child pornography. He was found in possession of multiple digital images involving a child under the age of 13 and now faces serious criminal penalties. His case is a more serious [...]
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Apr. 24 2020

A Single Download Can Land You Multiple Child Porn Charges

A Single Download Can Land You Multiple Child Porn Charges
Posted By: Sami Azhari

A Princeton, Illinois man recently made headlines after being charged on multiple child pornography charges. The man, who has not yet been found guilty of any crimes and is presumed innocent, was charged with possession of child pornography as well as dissemination of child pornography. Both [...]
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Jan. 11 2019

You Can Face US Charges If You Make Illegal Porn in Another Country

You Can Face US Charges If You Make Illegal Porn in Another Country
Posted By: Sami Azhari

According to the US Sentencing Commission, “Congress has been particularly active over the last decade creating new offenses, increasing penalties, and issuing directives to the Commission regarding child pornography offenses.” Part of the rationale for increased child pornography [...]
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Jun. 28 2018

Common Sex Crime Charges in Illinois

Common Sex Crime Charges in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Short of murder, sex crimes are some of the most grievous offenses a person can commit. Accordingly, sex crimes are severely charged and penalized, and a sex crime conviction carries a negative stigma that will come back to haunt you – possibly for the rest of your life. Most sex crimes [...]
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Jun. 7 2018

Strategies to Fight Your Illinois Child Pornography Charge

Strategies to Fight Your Illinois Child Pornography Charge
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Child pornography charges are serious business. Even if you are caught in possession of a single file or image that is considered child pornography, you may be charged with a felony and end up on the Illinois sex offender registry. Partially because of this, child pornography convictions can [...]
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Dec. 15 2017

Did a Minor Sext You? In Illinois, You Could End Up with a Charge

Did a Minor Sext You? In Illinois, You Could End Up with a Charge
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Recently, a 43-year-old Round Lake man was convicted of having sex with a 15-year-old girl in a motel. It’s a sad story that most of us have probably heard versions of before. They met on a social media app online. She sent him sexts. They arranged for him to pick her up at her school and [...]
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Nov. 17 2017

What It Means in Illinois to “Possess” Child Pornography

What It Means in Illinois to "Possess" Child Pornography
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Do you know what constitutes a child pornography possession charge? One recent case in Illinois has already ended in a conviction. Former Air Force airman Robert Hollingsworth, 27, of Byron, was sentenced to a five-year prison sentence and $48,000 in restitution fees. He pled guilty to one [...]
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Nov. 3 2017

What You Need to Know about Illinois’ Child Pornography Laws

What You Need to Know about Illinois' Child Pornography Laws
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Child pornography is considered to be a form of child sexual exploitation, and has devastating emotional consequences for the victim. Therefore, child pornography charges in Illinois are quite serious due to the grievous nature of the offense. Penalties associated with conviction include lengthy [...]
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