On October 3, 2014, Stanley Zdon III was sentenced in Federal Court to 219 months in prison. The sentence stems from a 2013 case in which the Ocean County Prosecutor’s High Tech Crime Unit was called upon to assist the U.S. Department of Homeland Security-Homeland Security Investigations and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service locally into the case of a Zdon chatting with underage boys online.
As a result of the investigation Stanley Zdon III, then 27 years of age, from Tuckerton, NJ was charged with procurement and manufacturing of child pornography. The investigation found that Zdon was posing as a teenage girl online and was having young boys send nude images of themselves to him.
On November 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana – U.S. Attorney Kenneth Allen Polite, Jr. announced that a Federal Grand Jury handed down indictments charging the following eight (8) individuals with crimes involving the sexual exploitation of children:
DANIEL NOLAN DEVOR, age 39, of Brunswick, Georgia; JOHN C. FOSTER, age 44, of Tipp City, Ohio; AUNG GAW, a/k/a Michael Gaw, age 25, of Fremont, California; SEAN JABBAR, age 32, of Minneapolis, Minnesota; CHRISTOPHER JAMIESON, age 30, of Douglasville, Georgia; ANDREW J. KORPAL, age 29, of Granger, Indiana; NICHOLAS SAINE, age 27, of Seattle, Washington; and STANLEY ZDON, III, age 27, of Tuckerton, New Jersey.
In the early morning hours of November 5, the US Postal service, along with the Ocean County High Tech Crime Unit, executed a Federal Search warrant at 500 East Main Street, Tuckerton residence of Zdon. At that time the Ocean County High Tech Crime Unit members provided assistance with the onsite computer forensic exams and the partnering agencies found evidence of Zdon allegedly creating over 300 different graphic movie files depicting children involved in sex acts and uploading them to a child pornography web site he created. The search resulted in Zdon being charged federally with Distribution of Child Pornography.
Stanley Zdon was charged with receipt of child pornography which carries a mandatory minimum sentence of five (5) years and a maximum sentence of twenty (20) years.
In addition, defendant will be placed on a term of supervised release after imprisonment for a minimum of five (5) years up to life. If convicted, defendant will have to register as a sex offender.