The Santa Cruz de Tenerife Prosecutor’s Office requests an eight-year prison sentence for a man, of Italian nationality, for distributing images of child pornography through email and social networks.
The qualification letter, collected by Europa Press, states that the investigation was initiated by the Group of the Central Technological Investigation Brigade of the General Police Directorate based on a report prepared by a non-governmental organization in the United States that detected the storage of 76 pedophile files on the defendant’s email address.
After obtaining authorization from an investigating court in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the agents carried out a search at his home, located in Adeje, and seized a mobile phone and a laptop.
Thus, after analyzing the equipment it was possible to verify that the defendant had downloaded a total of 1,796 files and 124 videos that contained images through different social networks and links located in virtual storage spaces as well as from different foreign web pages. and videos of minors with pedophile content.
Likewise, it was found that through instant messaging applications the man intervened in group and individual chats in which users exchanged a multitude of child pornography files as a means of avoiding their expulsion and being prevented from obtaining new pedophile material.
In this way, he shared various videos of child pornography and in the chats he shared various links that contained a multitude of child pornography files.
Within this material it was found that he had shared two especially degrading and humiliating videos for minors.
In total, 950 images and eight video files containing pornographic content of minors were found on the phone.
The Prosecutor’s Office considers that the facts constitute a crime of corruption of minors and also requests special disqualification for profession or trade, employment or public office for twelve years and ten years of probation.
The trial is held on Wednesday, at 10:00 am, in the second section of the Provincial Court.