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BaltimoreMaryland — Daniel Provencal, age 47, of Denton, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to possession of child pornography. Provencal acknowledged that, at the time he committed the crime, he was on supervised release for a federal conviction for distribution of child pornography. According to his guilty plea, between January and OctoberProvencal possessed and repeatedly distributed child pornography on a social media provider, using multiple electronic devices and usernames.
Specifically, Provencal used an Internet-based messaging application to distribute depictions, including photos and videos, of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. The child pornography included videos and images of prepubescent minors and videos and images that depicted sadomasochistic conduct. Investigators learned that the IP address used to to each of the s was the same and was ased to Provencal at his residence in Denton.
In total, the devices contained at least 5, child pornography videos. In addition, at least one video depicts sadistic or masochistic conduct, namely a prepubescent girl bound and in bondage. The forensic review also revealed that Provencal repeatedly, on multiple devices, distributed child pornography images and videos to other users on the messaging application and engaged in explicit chats in which he discussed his sexual attraction to minors.
As detailed in his plea agreement, upon his release from prison, Provencal must continue to register as a sex offender in the places where he resides, where he is an employee, and where he is a student, under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act SORNA. Provencal and the government have agreed that, if the Court accepts the plea agreement, Provencal will be sentenced to months in federal prison. Provencal also faces 12 to 18 months in prison for violating his supervised release, which may be imposed concurrent or consecutive to the sentence in this case.
District Judge Catherine C. Blake has not yet scheduled sentencing.
This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www. For more information about Internet safety education, please visit www. Lenzner thanked Assistant U. Attorney Paul A. Riley, who is prosecuting the federal case. For more information on the Maryland U. You are here U. Attorneys » District of Maryland » News. Department of Justice.
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