What’s Current: Biggest producer of child pornography in Canada sentenced to 10 years in prison

Brian Way, left, in an artist's sketch (Image: Alexandra Newbould/TheStar)
Brian Way, left, in an artist’s sketch (Image: Alexandra Newbould/TheStar)

Five years after Brian Way, the biggest producer and distributor of child pornography in Canada, was arrested in 2011, he has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, a $20,000 fine and three years probation. Way sold films containing “graphic, disturbing, and sometimes violent depictions of children ranging in age from toddlers to adolescents” through his website, Azovfilms.

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