An Indian citizen has been sentenced to 188 months in jail in America. Here he used to work on a cruise ship. His accomplice has already been sentenced to 30 years. The case is of making a pornographic video of a minor. read full case
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US Justice Department: An Indian citizen has been sentenced to 188 months (15.6 years) in prison in the US. Here a district court gave this verdict. The man is accused of sharing a pornographic video of a minor with a man named Daniel Scott Crowe. The court has already sentenced Daniel to 30 years in jail. Along with Daniel Crow, an Indian citizen named Angelo Victor Fernandes worked on a cruise ship, and both were involved in heinous acts.
Angelo Fernandes, a resident of Goa state of India, is accused of sharing pornographic videos to Daniel through instant messaging in 2022 and he sent 13 such videos to Daniel. He also talked to his partner Daniel, who worked on the cruise ship, to make pornographic videos of the minor. According to the US Justice Department, on December 12, the court sentenced him to 30 years. He was found guilty of committing obscene acts and recording videos.
Obscenity case with 16 year old minor
According to the petition filed with the Justice Department, Fernandes’ partner Daniel Crow met a 16-year-old victim on the ship, with whom he video-recorded the meeting. The victim had come to spend holidays with her family on the ship, where Daniel continued to be in touch with the victim even after that and used to share her pictures. The Justice Department told that Daniel met the victim at the hotel even after her trip was over and recorded the video of their relationship, which he kept saved on his phone.
When the girlfriend came to know, created a ruckus, reached the police station
The matter came to light when Daniel’s ex-girlfriend came to know about his relationship with the victim. As soon as Daniel’s girlfriend came to know about this through social media, she lodged a complaint with the police. This case was brought to the fore under Project Safe Childhood, which aims to deal with the increasing sexual exploitation of minors in the US, child abuse, which was started by the Justice Department in 2006.
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