36-year-old Stephen Gifford will be going back to prison for as much as 10 years after he confessed to sharing over 1,000 images and video clips of child sexual abuse material, Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina revealed on Monday.
The Medford man pleaded guilty this past week to one count of endangering the well-being of a child and also consented to serve at the very least 5 years in a state penitentiary prior to being qualified for parole, the statement pointed out.
Gifford had additionally been licensed to instruct grade school, however, he consented to surrender his certifications in his previous plea.
Several electronic devices seized during the course of the initial investigation included pornographic photos and video clips of adult males taking part in sex-related acts with underage girls.
Gifford had posted a pornographic photo involving a youngster for others to gain access to, the prosecutor pointed out at that time.
Investigators launched a brand-new probe into Gifford after a tip regarding his online activity from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Multiple digital gadgets had been seized and were discovered to have child porn on them.
Gifford was apprehended as a component of an operation targeting individuals who participated in the exploitation of kids during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic that has actually resulted in charges against greater than 30 individuals since May of last year.
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