A Burke man was sentenced last month to 360 months in prison and 15 years of supervised release for producing child pornography.
Jason Laposay, 40, filmed a minor under the age of 12 engaging in sexually explicit activity, according to a news release from the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. Laposay pled guilty June 29 to producing child pornography.
According to court records filed with the indictment, the Fairfax County Child Abuse hotline received a tip that Laposay was sexually abusing a minor. An exam of the minor revealed Laposay sexually abused the minor victim once a week for more than two years. The release states Laposay also used a sexual toy on the minor victim and showed her images of child pornography.
In January 2012, Fairfax County police found six video files produced by Laposay using an iPhone that showed the minor victim engaging in sexual activity with him. The release further states that more than 3,000 images of child pornography were seized from Laposay’s residence.
The Fairfax County Police Department and FBI Washington Field Office’s Child Exploitation Task Force were in charge of the investigation, which is part of Project Safe Childhood. Project Safe Childhood, according to their website, is a nationwide initiative created by the Department of Justice “to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse.” The program was created in May 2006.
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