Daily Archives: January 24, 2020

Va. Man Gets 50 Years for Running Child ‘Sextortion’ Ring Through Snapchat, Kik Apps

A Virginia man was sentenced Thursday to 50 years in prison for the sexual exploitation, or “sextortion,†of children through the messaging apps Snapchat and Kik. Joseph Isaiah Woodson Jr., 30, of Ashburn was convicted in the Southern District of Florida on three counts of production of child pornography and one count each of distribution, extortion and conspiracy. “Joseph Isaiah…

Fairfax Man to Serve Seven Years in Prison for Campaign Embezzlement

A former lawyer has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for embezzling more than $1.6 million from groups including the campaign fund of Virginia’s Democratic Senate majority leader, Richard Saslaw. David H. Miller, 71, of Fairfax was sentenced Friday in federal court in Alexandria. A jury convicted Miller on fraud and other counts last year. Prosecutors say…

Va. Man Charged With 20 Counts of Child Pornography Possession

A Virginia man who was previously arrested for video voyeurism in D.C. was charged with 20 counts of possession of child pornography Dec. 27. Fairfax County police uncovered hundreds of explicit images of minors on 48-year-old John Paul Kennedy’s seized video cameras and phones. The department was tipped off by the Annandale resident’s internet service provider. More charges could be…