Salisbury, MA (June 28, 2022) – Authorities confirmed that 26-year-old Desiree Daigle pled guilty on Friday, June 24, to sexual exploitation of an infant.
Reports provided by the US Attorney for Massachusetts’s office indicate that in November 2018, Daigle was identified in online chats exchanging various child pornography files, including videos of herself performing sexual acts on an infant that was in her care.
Further investigations found that Daigle was planning to meet with another person whom she met online so they could perform sexual acts on the child together. Through an online chat exchange, Daigle provided various videos, images, and other documents depicting sexual acts that she performed upon the young infant as she watched them inside of her home.
In November 2018, Daigle was charged with sexually exploiting an infant in her care.
On Friday, Daigle pled guilty to the act. She faces a sentence of between 15 years and up to 30 years in prison, a minimum of five years and up to a lifetime of supervised release, and up to $250,000 in fines.
Daigle will be sentenced on October 24, 2022.
Sexual Exploitation in Massachusetts
Child sexual exploitation is defined as a form of child sexual abuse where a person of any age takes advantage of the power imbalance they use force or enticing a young child into engaging in various sexual activities. This form of sexual abuse encompasses any act that involves a child engaging in any type of sexual activity or other that sexually gratified another person.
Child sexual exploitation is likely to include the following:
CSE is typified by some type of a power imbalance that is in favor of those who are engaging in the acts of abuse toward another person
Can involve any type of coercion and/or type of enticement that is based upon a method of compliance
Can still be considered abusive even if the child consented or a scented to the acts taking place
Victims who are exposed to child sexual exploitation often face an array of lifelong consequences. Many people suffer mentally, physically, and emotionally as a result of their abuse. In some cases, victims can seek the assistance of a sexual abuse lawyer in Massachusetts who can help them protect their legal rights.
For decades, attorney Durso at the Law Office of Carmen L. Durso has fought diligently to protect the legal rights of victims who have been subjected to any type of sexual abuse.
If you are a victim of sexual assault, sexual exploitation, or another type of sexual abuse, it is important that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. You must reach out to our Massachusetts sexual abuse law firm right away to get started on your case. Our lawyers are available by calling 617-728-9123. We can schedule a free case evaluation with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and the legal options available for you. Contact our law firm today to get started.
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