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United States of America v. Joseph Dominic Konegan
Case Number: 3:19-cr-00048-TJC-PDB
Judge: Timothy J. Corrigan
Court: United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida (Duval County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: Kelly S. Karase
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Jacksonville, FL - Clay County Man Sentenced To 4 Years For Possessing Child Pornography
Joseph Dominic Konegan (56, Fleming Island) was sentenced to four years in federal prison for possessing child pornography. Konegan was also ordered to serve a 10-year term of supervised release and pay restitution to the victims. He has been detained since his arrest on April 2, 2019.
Konegan had pleaded guilty on May 21, 2019.
According to court documents, in August 2018, detectives from the Clay County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) received two cyber-tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children reporting the uploading of child sexual abuse material on the internet. On October 24, 2018, CCSO detectives and Homeland Security Investigation agents executed a warrant at Konegan’s residence. A forensic review of two computers used by Konegan yielded more than 1,650 images of child pornography. Konegan admitted to agents that he had viewed images of child pornography, including files depicting infants.
This case was investigated by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations.
This is another case brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by the United States Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children, and to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.justice.gov/psc.
18:2252A.F ACTIVITIES RE MATERIAL CONSTITUTING/CONTAINING CHILD PORNO
Outcome: Imprisonment: 48 Months; Supervised Release: 120 Months. However, after five (5) years of supervised release, the Probation Office should review defendant's progress on supervised release to determine if it is still necessary; Special Assessment: $100.00. Restitution: $18,000 (restitution to be paid with $100.00 monthly installment, first payment being due ninety days from the date of releaser from custody.