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Date: 01-13-2023

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United States of America v. Martin Hoag

Case Number: 3:21-cr-00165

Judge: Benjamin Beaton

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky (Jefferson County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office in Louisville

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Description: Louisville, Kentucky criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with r distributing and possessing child pornography.

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Martin Hoag, 43, used the internet on two occasions to send child pornography to an undercover agent and possessed, on two separate hard drives, child pornography that involved a minor who had not attained 12 years of age. 

In addition to the 151-month prison sentence, Hoag was ordered to pay the following: restitution to three victims in the amount of $3,000 each, a $15,000 special assessment, and a $5,000 fine.  

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Assistant U.S. Attorney A. Spencer McKiness prosecuted the case.

18:2252A(a)(2) and 2252A(b)(1) DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
18:2252A(a)(5)(B) and 2252A(b)(2) POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to 151 months in prison.

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