Under 18 U.S.C. § 2255
, victims who su
er personal injury as a result of the violations of one or more of such statutes shall recover the actual damages such person sustains and the cost of the suit, including a reasonable attorney’s fee.
18 U.S. C. § 2255
provides that any such person is deemed to have sustained damages of no less than
150,000 in value.
Additionally, 18 U.S.C. § 2252A
provides a separate federal civil remedy that allows “any person aggrieved” by a violation of Section 2252A to sue for compensatory and punitive damages and the costs of the civil action, including reasonable attorneys’ fees.
II.Parties and Service
Angela Doe is a minor and a resident of the State of Texas. “Angela Doe” is a pseudonym for the victim depicted in the child pornography series at issue.
Mary Doe is the natural mother of Plainti
Angela Doe, and is a resident of Texas. “Mary Doe” is a pseudonym.
The Defendant is a resident of Texas. The Defendant pleaded guilty to, and was convicted of, transporting and shipping child pornography in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2252A
, and has been sentenced to be imprisoned for a term of 168 months. Prior to her arrest, Defendant’s last known address was
3413 Villanova St., Dallas, Texas, 75225
. Defendant is currently, or soon will be, in the custody of the United States Bureau of Prisons.
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