Omaha man sentenced in federal court for child exploitation
OMAHA, Neb. (KLKN) – According to a press release from the Department of Justice, United States Attorney, Jan Sharp; Timothy Fox, 35, of Omaha, Nebraska was sentenced in federal court on November 12th, for distribution and reciprocation of child pornography.
Chief United States District Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr., sentenced Fox to 128 months of imprisonment, the federal prison system does not allow for parole.
Following his release from prison, Fox will serve 15 years of supervised release and will be required to register as a sex offender.
In August 2020, members of the FBI Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force conducted undercover investigations into peer-to-peer file sharing of child exploitation materials and identified an IP address associated with a residence in Omaha, Nebraska, as sharing files of child pornography.
More than 4,000 images and 700 videos depicting child pornography were located on devices that Fox claimed as his own.
Co-defendant Jacoway is scheduled for sentencing on January 14, 2022.
Led by United States Attorney’s Offices, the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation, and Obscenity Section (CEOS); Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and local resources to better locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.projectsafechildhood.gov.
This case was investigated by the Nebraska State Patrol and the Omaha FBI’s Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force.