Manalapan Woman Sentenced to 30-Year Prison Term for Child Pornography, Sexual Assault

The woman admitted to sexually abusing the girl multiple times and streaming the assault over the internet.

A Manalapan woman was sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl and streaming the assault over the internet, New Jersey U.S. District Attorney Paul J. Fishman and Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division announced Tuesday.

Jennifer Mahoney, 33, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Mary L. Cooper to sexual exploitation of a child and Cooper imposed Mahoney’s sentence in Trenton Federal Court.

Mahoney admitted to sexually assaulting the 5-year-old girl and steaming the assault via Skype, which is a video-chatting service. On another occasion, Mahoney admitted to abusing the girl in a bathtub, video recording the abuse on her iPhone, and then later emailing the video to at least one other person over the internet. She also admitted to watching other child sexual abuse that was streamed live to her via Skype.

In addition to the 30-year-prison term, Cooper sentenced Mahoney to lifetime supervised released with restricted contact with minors and computer-us monitoring. Mahoney must also register as a convicted sex offender.

“No prison sentence can repair the damage Jennifer Mahoney has done, but today’s sentence is appropriate punishment for such heinous crimes, committed against a defenseless victim," Breuer said.

Fishman credits the FBI Cyber Crimes Task Force, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Michael B. Ward of Newark, and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, under the direction of Acting Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni, with the investigation which has lead to Mahoney's sentencing.

"Not only did Mahoney totally betray that trust by subjecting her to multiple sexual assaults, but that little girl’s nightmare will be available for others to watch over and over,” Fishman said.

Sal December 19, 2012 at 05:41 PM
People like this creature should be banned for life to a very secure restricted remote island with a 100,000 volt electric fence around it that can fry anyone who touches it like a strip of bacon. Such monstrous individuals are 'mentally defective' and can never be allowed to roam freely in society.
Tracy December 20, 2012 at 01:00 PM
JoAnne Capuano December 20, 2012 at 01:49 PM
Monsters like this can never be repaired. They need to be tatooed on their foreheads with a giant letter "P" to let everyone know he/she abuses children and to stay away. Like a scarlet letter that can never be removed.
debra December 20, 2012 at 03:54 PM
oh she will be taken care of in prison dont you worry about that, she will be abused to no end in there hopefully. this person is a disgusting human being and a waste of breath on this earth..


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