- Attorney General Anne Milgram announced
that a Union County man was indicted today
on charges that he distributed child pornography
over the Internet.
Zaremba, 26, of Linden, was charged in a state
grand jury indictment with second-degree distribution
of child pornography and fourth-degree possession
of child pornography, according to Division
of Criminal Justice Director Deborah L. Gramiccioni.
indictment alleges that between Aug. 23 and
Dec. 17, 2008, Zaremba knowingly used Internet
file sharing software to make multiple files
containing child pornography – both
videos and photographs – readily available
for any other user to download from a designated
“shared folder” on his computer.
was arrested by the New Jersey State Police
on Dec. 17, 2008. A search warrant executed
that day by the State Police revealed images
of child pornography on Zaremba’s computer.
A forensic examination of Zaremba’s
computer revealed at least 59 files with titles
indicative of child pornography in Zaremba’s
Digital Technology Investigation Unit of the
New Jersey State Police coordinated the investigation.
Deputy Attorney General Lee Schaer prosecuted
the case for the Division of Criminal Justice
Major Crimes Bureau.
indictment is merely an accusation and the
defendant is presumed innocent until proven
guilty. Second-degree crimes carry a maximum
sentence of 10 years in state prison and a
fine of $150,000, while fourth-degree crimes
carry a maximum sentence of 18 months in prison
and a fine of $10,000.
you suspect that someone is using or distributing
child pornography on the Internet or suspect
improper contact by unknown persons communicating
with children via the Internet contact the
Division of Criminal Justice Computer Analysis
& Technology Unit Tip Line at 1-800-396-2310
or report it at www.njdcj.org.