Ex-Allen & Overy Atty Gets 17 Years In Child Porn Case

Law360, New York (December 19, 2013, 6:54 PM EST) -- A former Allen & Overy LLP partner on Thursday was sentenced to more than 17 years in jail and ordered to pay $1.2 million in restitution after pleading guilty to sex trafficking of a child and distributing child pornography.

Edward M. De Sear, 67, of Saddle River, N.J., pled guilty to a count of sex trafficking of a child and four counts of distributing child pornography before U.S. District Judge William J. Martini, according to a release from federal prosecutors. Judge Martini sentenced De Sear, a...
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