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14 Arrested In Monmouth County Kiddie Porn Sweep

Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni

13 Monmouth County men and one male juvenile were arrested recently in a County-wide investigation into online child pornography, Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced this morning.

“Operation Trading Post” was conducted by the Prosecutor’s Computer Crimes Unit and Monmouth County Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force between June of 2018 and October 2018. The operation was designed to reduce online threats to Monmouth County children and to decrease the market for child sexual exploitation by focusing on those individuals seeking out and trafficking in child pornographic materials, according to Gramiccioni’s announcement.

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Posted: November 28th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 14 Arrested In Monmouth County Kiddie Porn Sweep

Atlantic Highlands Man Arrested For Kiddie Porn Possession and Distribution

Brian Foley photo via social media

Brian Foley, 60, of Asbury Ave in Atlantic Highlands, was arrested yesterday and charged with possessing and distributing images and videos which depict the sexual exploitation or abuse of a child, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced this afternoon.

Foley is charged with one count of second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Distribution) and one count of second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Possession).

The State’s investigation and initial forensic examination of Foley’s devices revealed evidence that he has possessed and distributed images and videos which depict the sexual exploitation and abuse of a child.

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Posted: July 27th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Atlantic Highlands, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Atlantic Highlands Man Arrested For Kiddie Porn Possession and Distribution

Former Keansburg Teacher Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Distribution

Marc Marinoff. photo via facebook

Marc S. Marinoff, 31, of Pear Drive, in Marlboro, formerly a teacher at the Joseph R. Bolger Middle School in Keansburg, pleaded guilty to one count of second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child involving the Distribution of Child Pornography today, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Under the terms of his plea agreement, Marinoff faces a 3-year state prison term and will be subject to the provisions of Megan’s Law upon his release. Marinoff is permanently banned from holding any public employment in New Jersey and has forfeited his current public post as a school teacher.

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Posted: April 10th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Former Keansburg Teacher Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Distribution

Union Beach man charged with child pornography and gun possession

Henry Cicerale, 59, of Park Avenue in Union Beach, set-up a wireless Internet network at a neighbor’s home and was using that network to access, download, and distribute child pornography.  His computers and other digital media devices had hundreds of items of child pornography, an 11 month investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office concluded. Investigators also found an unloaded gun in his home.

Cicerale is charged with second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for Distribution of Child Pornography, third degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for Possession of Child Pornography and second degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 4th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Union Beach | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Union Beach man charged with child pornography and gun possession

Tennis Instructor Charged With Kiddie Porn and Sexually Assaulting 13 Year Old Students

Terry Kuo aka Victor Lee

A 26 year old Colts Neck man was indicted on 15 counts of various sexual assault and child pornography charges on Friday, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

The case is being investigated by the Marlboro Police Department and the Prosecutor’s  Special Victim’s Bureau and Computer Crimes Unit. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: February 3rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

14 Men Busted in County-wide Kiddie Porn Sweep

Fourteen Monmouth County men were arrested this summer and charged with possessing and/or distributing child pornography, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced today. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 15th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 14 Men Busted in County-wide Kiddie Porn Sweep

District suspends school custodian charged in child porn sting

 Randy Huff Long BranchLONG BRANCH — A school custodian in Long Branch charged with possession and distribution of child pornography in a massive statewide sting has been suspended and banned from school property, according to a report. Randy Hull, 43, of South Toms River, was arrested Aug. 10 as part of a roundup of 40 men charged in a… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: August 21st, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on District suspends school custodian charged in child porn sting

2 Monmouth County Men Among 40 Caught In Statewide Kiddie Porn Op

Kiddie Porn bustShawn Bovasso, 47 of Howell and Abeer Jaffri, 24 of Marlboro were among the 40 New Jersey men charged in a statewide crackdown on child pornography distribution announced by Attorney General Christoper Porrino yesterday.

Bovasso had over 5000 files of child pornography on his computer at the time of his arrest by State Police detectives on July 15th.  Troopers also found and seized two assault weapons from his residence. The assault weapons are being examined to determine if charges against Bovasso are appropriate.

Jaffri was arrested on May 31 and charged with both distribution and possession of child pornography.

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Posted: August 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 2 Monmouth County Men Among 40 Caught In Statewide Kiddie Porn Op

40 people arrested in massive N.J. child porn crackdown

assetContentTRENTON — State authorities have arrested 40 people hailing from every county in New Jersey following a large-scale child pornography crackdown. Authorities are scheduled to detail the arrests at an 11 a.m. press conference at the State Police technology complex in Hamilton. All of the defendants were charged with possession of child pornography, and most were… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 18th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on 40 people arrested in massive N.J. child porn crackdown

Long Branch Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Kiddie Porn Charges

Donald HaringDonald Haring, 61, of Long Branch, pleaded guilty to federal charges of possession and distribution of child pornography today, before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson in Trenton, according to a statement by U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman.

Haring admitted that he knowingly used a computer from his home to share images and videos of child sexual abuse with other members of a publicly-available, peer-to-peer file-sharing network. Haring also admitted to possessing at least three videos and 600 images of child sexual abuse on his computer and other electronic devices.

Haring faces a maximum potential penalty of 20 years in prison, a minimum penalty of five years in prison, a fine of $250,000, and up to a lifetime of supervised release. Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 7, 2016.

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Posted: June 29th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Long Branch Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Kiddie Porn Charges