BOSTON (WWLP) – A 44-year-old Springfield man was charged Thursday in U.S. District Court with child pornography charges. If convicted, the man faces a maximum of 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
According to U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, 44-year-old Daniel P. Lorenz was indicted with two counts of distributing child pornography, three counts of receiving child pornography and possessing child pornography files.
Ortiz said if Lorenz is convicted, he faces a statutory mandatory minimum of five years and a maximum of 20 years in prison, a minimum mandatory of five years and a maximum lifetime of supervised release, and a maximum fine of $250,000 on the charges of distribution and receipt of child pornography.
Members of the public who have questions, concerns or information regarding this case should call 617-748-3274, and messages will be promptly returned.
The details contained in the indictment are allegations.
The case is brought as part of Project Safe Childhood. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.projectsafechildhood.gov/.
United States Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz and Vincent B. Lisi, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Field Division, made the announcement today. The case was investigated by the FBI with assistance from the Springfield Police Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven H. Breslow of Ortiz’s Springfield Branch Office.