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Evidence Keyed to Leonard
United States v. Simpson
Citation:152 F.3d 1241 (10th Cir., 1998)
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At trial, the government’s evidence was almost entirely circumstantial. Agent Rehman testified that he had a conversation under the assumed name of “FlaHawk” in a chat room with an individual who said his name was “B. Simpson” and who gave a street address and e-mail address. Other witnesses testified that both addresses belonged to the defendant, Bill Simpson. The individual identifying himself as B. Simpson indicated that he possessed many images of child pornography. Detective Johnson and other officers executed the warrant and searched many things in the given address. The papers found contained the name “FlaHawk” and the name, street name, and e-mail address that Agent Rehman had given the individual in the chatroom.
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