Home > News > Two Men Charged With Obscenity • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

NEWS STORY

Two Men Charged With Obscenity

Two Men Charged With Obscenity
Get XBIZ News
XBIZ Research
Will virtual reality boost the paysite market?
Yes, it will soon
  39.66%
Yes, but in a few years
  36.87%
No
  23.46%
Out of 179 votes. Results based on votes submitted by members of XBIZ.net social network.
Mar 30, 2004 9:54 AM PST    Text size: 
MONTANA – One of two men charged with distributing obscene videos pleaded guilty this week in U.S. District Court. Thomas W. Lambert is facing a nine-count indictment for selling and shipping rape and sodomy videotapes via a catalog business.

Lambert's partner, Sanford Wasserman, is scheduled for an arraignment in mid-April, and Lambert has since been released without bond pending a trial date.

The two men allegedly made upwards of $400,000 selling the videos, titled "Physically Raped,'' "Anything Goes,'' "Rape and Sodomize." Their customer base was spread out nationwide, say authorities, and tapes were sent through Federal Express and the U.S. Postal Service.

The two partners ran their business from 1998 to 2002 under several bogus company names, including Pet Tec, the PT Company, Digital Technology, New Technology, Brightstar, LeMons, Mount Venus and Princeton.

They are both charged with one conspiracy count, six counts of transportation of obscene material, one money-laundering count and a forfeiture count, The Gazette reports. The maximum sentence could be up to 20 years along with a $500,000 fine each. They also face an additional sentence of five years and another fine for conspiracy and transportation charges.

If convicted, the two partners will also be forced to forfeit all property belonging to their business.

According to The Gazette, the case will be heard by U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull. A date has not yet been set.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Randazza: Trump Victory, Big Prop 60 Win

On Tuesday afternoon, I boarded a transatlantic flight. Given all of the negativity in the 2016 presidential race, I was delighted that I would be absent for the results. I found both Donald Trump and... More »

Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment

The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The... More »

Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Access the latest issues of the industry's leading trade publications in digital form. View online or download for offline viewing.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Everything To Do With Sex Show

Jan 27 - Jan 29
Halifax, Nova Scotia

The European Summit

Mar 04 - Mar 07
Barcelona-Sitges, Spain

The TEA Show

Mar 05 - Mar 06
Hollywood, CA

Phoenix Forum 2017

Mar 23 - Mar 26
Tempe, Arizona
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!