Springfield, IL–(ENEWSPF)– A. Courtney Cox, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today that on June 14, 2010, MYLES D. ALLALI, age 24, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, was sentenced in United States District Court in Benton. ALLALI to 60 months’ imprisonment, a $700 fine, and 15 years of supervised release.
ALLALI had previously pleaded guilty to a two-count federal Indictment charging him with one count of distribution of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.
The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Southern Illinois Cyber Crimes Task Force, the Illinois Attorney General’s Office Crimes Against Children Task Force, and a number of state and local law enforcement agencies. This case is part of Project Safe Childhood, in which the United States Attorney’s Office, in conjunction with federal and state law enforcement authorities, is actively investigating and prosecuting individuals who produce, distribute, or possess child pornography. Anyone with information concerning the use of the Internet for the purposes of possessing, producing, or trafficking in child pornography is encouraged to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation or their local police department.
The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney George A. Norwood.