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Raleigh man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

Posted May 7, 2014

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— A Raleigh man pled guilty in federal court Wednesday to receiving and possessing child pornography.

John Louis Lewandowski, 51, admitted to having copies of child pornography videos when federal agents searched his home, authorities said. "Numerous" videos and pictures of child pornography were also found on his computer, authorities said.

Lewandowski faces between 5 and 20 years on each of the 14 counts of receiving child pornography, and up to 20 years for possessing child pornography. His sentence could increase if he has prior convictions for aggravated sexual abuse, sexual abuse, abusive conduct involving a minor or ward; sex trafficking of children; or the production, receipt, possession, sale, distribution, shipment, or transportation of child pornography.

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  • jwbmom1965 May 9, 2014

    sick sick sick

  • KittenClaws May 8, 2014

    A lot of these people buy from other child molesters-not an actual web site. That's why so many cannot be tracked. Most are very computer literate and know how to "hide" themselves behind their computers. Law enforcement do try to track them. It's just like drug dealers. There's a man behind the man behind the man, and so on and so forth. It's difficult to get to the actual person who has the actual goods.

  • iopsyc May 8, 2014

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    It's possible that he did not download directly from a particular website. There are many other methods of sending and receiving data.

  • woodrowboyd5 May 7, 2014

    i CAN SEE GOING AFTER THE GUY FOR DOWNLOADING IT BUT WHY IS IT THE WEBSITE FROM WHERE IT CAME FROM GETS OFF FREE.
    WHY NOT GO AFTER THE ONES POSTING IT ?You cannot download something that isnt there and these sites take over your pc even when you are on a site that dosent show porn.
    If our goverment is smart enough to find us downloading this pron theres no reason they cannot find the ones posting it to be downloaded.