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Commonwealth of Massachusetts v Joseph Silva

Charges
4 counts of statutory rape
5 counts of posing a child in nude for photos
4 counts disseminating harmful information to child
2 counts disseminating visual material of a child nude
7 counts of possessing child pornography
2010
Pleaded Guilty in Deal to Lesser Charges including statutory rape, posing child in nude for photos and more
Sentence
22.5 years in prison – must serve 18 years before eligible for parole
State probation for 20 years
Must register as sex offender, no contact with former riding students (victims) or minors, cannot use a computer except for work, subject to searches without warrant if he possesses a computer, and must remain in Massachusetts unless he receives permission from probation officer.