On Monday August 18th 2014 a Broward County Judge set a $510,000 bond for 44 year old Michael J. Bedinotti, a man accused by local authorities for having child pornography on his laptop. Reports claim the laptop holds 50 images of young girls engaging in sex acts.
The Deerfield Beach man, is charged with 50 counts of possessing child pornography and one count of illegal use of a computer involving child pornography. According to Broward Sheriff’s Detective Nicole Freeley, the man claims to have never touched a child in a sexual manner and only viewed the child porn out of curiosity.
Florida child sex crimes attorney Jim Weick has handled cases where individuals charged with child pornography has faced severer charges. Weick states “Just because there is no physical act of sexual battery does not mean the court will not penalize the individual.
Individuals convicted of child sex crimes will not only be added to the Florida sexual predators list but also will face fines and possible prison sentences.
Child sex crime laws have some of the most sever consequences for individuals. If you or someone you know is facing child sex crime charges, it is imperative to seek out an experienced sex crime defense attorney. For more information contact our Broward County law office at 954-523-5333
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