Sunday, March 20, 2011
Eastern District of Tennessee Orders Million Dollar Restitution to Victim in Child Pornography Case
Judge Collier Ordered restitution of over a million dollars in a recent sentencing of a child pornography defendant. This is a first for the Eastern District of Tennessee and is in following with trends across the country in child pornography prosecutions. The victims in these cases can recover for the damage they experienced by being depicted in these videos. Most victims in these cases are minors and the awards pay for damages suffered including counseling and medical expenses. The award was reported in the Chattanooogan.