Previous Teacher From Cary, Chip Hollingsworth Sentenced to 12 Years On Child Pornography Charges
BRAND-NEW BERN, N.C (STL.News) Chip Hollingsworth of Cary, North Carolina, was sentenced to 144 months behind bars after begging guilty to eleven counts billing invoice and also ownership of child pornography.
According to court files and also declarations made in court, in summer season 2018, the Federal Bureau of Examination (FBI) was carrying out a covert examination on the conversation and also data sharing system called, “Gigatribe.” On August 6, 2018, an unidentified customer spoke to the covert private investigator, transferred child pornography, and also asked for pictures of 10-12-year-old kids in taped discussions. After acquiring account details from Gigatribe and also an access provider, police determined the customer as the offender Chip Hollingsworth at a home in Cary, North Carolina. Police additional established that Hollingsworth had actually been used as a grade school instructor.
On August 20, 2018, participants of the FBI and also Cary Authorities Division implemented a government search warrant at Hollingsworth’s home. He consented to be talked to and also confessed to having a Gigatribe account, with which he acquired, saw, and also shared child pornography.
Policemans confiscated several digital tools and also carried out a forensic evaluation.