BOSTON – A Lenox man has been arrested and charged in reference to making an attempt to switch obscene materials to a minor.
Paul J. Bruzzi, 35, was charged with try to switch obscene materials to a minor. Bruzzi will make an preliminary look in federal court docket in Springfield as we speak.
In line with the charging paperwork, beginning in September 2022, Bruzzi used social media functions to speak with a person he believed to be a 14-year-old woman, however who was truly an undercover federal investigator. Throughout these conversations, it’s alleged that Bruzzi despatched the purported minor 9 pictures and movies of himself displaying his genitalia and tried to strain her into sending him photographs of herself.
The cost of try to switch obscene matter to a minor offers for a sentence of at the least 10 years in jail, three years supervised launch and a effective of as much as $250,000. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court docket choose primarily based upon the U.S. Sentencing Pointers and statutes which govern the willpower of a sentence in a felony case.
United States Lawyer Rachael S. Rollins and Joseph R. Bonavolonta, Particular Agent in Cost of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Division made the announcement as we speak. Priceless help was supplied by the Salisbury and Winchester Police Departments. Assistant U.S. Lawyer Neil L. Desroches of Rollins’ Springfield Workplace is prosecuting the case.
This case was introduced as a part of Mission Secure Childhood, a nationwide initiative to fight the rising epidemic of kid sexual exploitation and abuse, launched in Might 2006 by the Division of Justice. Led by the U.S. Attorneys’ Workplaces and the DOJ’s Youngster Exploitation and Obscenity Part, Mission Secure Childhood marshals federal, state, and native assets to find, apprehend, and prosecute people who exploit youngsters, in addition to determine and rescue victims. For extra details about Mission Secure Childhood, please go to https://www.justice.gov/psc.
The small print contained within the charging paperwork are allegations. The defendant is presumed harmless except and till confirmed responsible past an affordable doubt in a court docket of regulation.