NC man gets 30 years for making child pornography

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RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for making and sharing child pornography of an infant, the Port City Daily reported.

Bruce Wayne Lorette, 34, of Leland, was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Raleigh after pleading guilty in March to producing child pornography.

Prosecutors said Lorette was first charged in October after undercover officers traced him to offers of child porn made on an internet file sharing site.

He was charged with 10 counts of receiving child pornography and one count of possession.

The charge of producing child pornography came after investigators executed a search warrant of his home, examining his computer equipment.

It was determined that Lorette was not just downloading and sharing child pornography, but also creating it with an infant victim.

Agents from both the FBI and North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation worked the case.

The investigation was part of the Project Safe Childhood initiative, a national program aimed at ensuring that criminals exploiting children are effectively prosecuted and sent to prison.

Source: The Port City Daily