U.S. attorneys indict Russian man for child pornography distribution
MOSCOW, February 3 - RAPSI. U.S. attorneys have indicted nine suspects, including Russian Andy Danilov, for possessing and distributing child pornography, the U.S. Justice Department reported on its website.
The department has not specified when the case will be submitted to court.
According to the indictment, beginning in August 2010, Danilov distributed emails to a group of individuals, including the defendants, that allegedly contained links to compressed files and file attachments depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.
Danilov often used the screen name "Cinemaboy" in the emails.
If convicted, each defendant faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
The ministry notes that Danilov resides in Russia. The remaining defendants have been arrested.