Category Archives: Deleted Files

United States v. DiTomasso, 2014 WL 5462467 (S.D.N.Y.) October 28, 2014

*This is a District Court Judges’ opinion and has not yet withstood appellate scrutiny. Facts: Defendant is charged with production and transportation of child sexual abuse images. The evidence supporting some of the charges comes from NCMEC Cybertipline reports. Those … Continue reading

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Missouri v. Marquis, 2014 WL 5462316 (Mo.App. W.D.)) October 28, 2014

Facts: The child sexual exploitation charges arise incidentally from a child abuse investigation. One day when L.M. (the daughter of Appellant) was caught playing with her father’s playstation, he hit her in the face with the playstation, spanked her, took … Continue reading

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Ohio v. Fielding, 2014 WL 3512910 (Ohio App. 10 Dist.), July 2014

Facts: This is a typical ICAC investigation using Roundup on the Gnutella Network. The officer made a direct connection with defendant, downloaded images of child sexual exploitation, and captured the IP Address. A subpoena was sent to AT&T for subscriber … Continue reading

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United States v. Ganias, 2014 WL 2722618, C.A.2 (Conn.) June 2014.

Ganias appealed his tax evasion conviction on two grounds: 1) the district court erred in denying his motion to suppress his personal computer records, which had been retained by the Government for more than 2 ½ years after it copied … Continue reading

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New v. Georgia, 2014 WL 1243843 (Ga.App.), March 2014

Facts: Appellant, a former police officer was living in an apartment attached to his mother’s house. One day, Appellant’s ex-wife and children came over to the grandmother’s house to visit with a sick pet. An argument ensued with Appellant and … Continue reading

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Nebraska v. Schuller, 2014 WL 684602 (Neb.), February 2014

Facts:  Police used E-Phex to browse IP addresses in the local area and viewed what files those computers had available in the shared folders (via a P2P program).  Defendant’s IP Address was identified, and one image of suspected CP was … Continue reading

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Miller v. Texas, 2013 WL 6564725 (Tex.App.-Fort Worth), December 2013

This is an unpublished opinion and does not serve as precedent, however the issues presented are important for future cases. This case serves as a good reminder that even with an admission/confession, we must independently corroborate.  Appellant was convicted by … Continue reading

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