Articles Tagged with CSAM

There are 3 different types of conduct in Michigan that constitute Child Sexually Abusive Activity:

First, pursuant to MCL 750.145c(2), creating child sexually abusive material through knowingly persuading, inducing, enticing, coercing, causing, or allowing a child to engage in child sexually abusive activity, or the producing, making, or financing of any  child sexually abusive activity or material.  This offense carries a possible penalty of up to 20 years in prison, or a fine of not more than $100,000, or both.  Under the Michigan Sex Offenders Registration Act, this is a Tier II listed offense.

Second, pursuant to MCL 750.145c(3), distributing, promoting, or financing the distribution or promotion of any child sexually abusive material.  This offense carries a possible penalty of up to 7 years in prison, or a fine of not more than $50,000, or both.  Under the Michigan Sex Offenders Registration Act, this is a Tier II listed offense.