News Russian Man Sentenced in 'Child Pornography Anime' Case
posted on 2014-03-03 16:45 EST by Karen Ressler
Russia's Safe Internet League announced in a press conference on Monday that a defendant in Volgograd has received a sentence of three years of jail time for the dissemination of Japanese animated child pornography. The sentence marks the first time a defendant in Russia has received jail for the crime.
The defendant, a male Volgograd resident, was accused of uploading six volumes of anime onto a social networking site and making them available for download from December 5, 2010 to July 22, 2013. The anime in question included minors ages 14 through 18 in sexual situations.
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