Roscoe Man Pleads Guilty to Transporting Child Pornography

ROCKFORD (WIFR) – A Roscoe man pleaded guilty today in federal court to two counts of transporting child pornography via the internet.

35-year-old Jason Nicoson admitted before U.S. District Court Judge Kapala that in December 2011 and January 2012, he used the internet to transport images and videos containing visual depictuions of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct. Nicoson’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for September 6, 2013.

Nicoson faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 5 years and a maximum of 20 years in prison, a term of supervised release following imprisonment of at least 5 years and up to life, as well as a fine of up to $250,000 on each count.

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