July 2018

Maidstone man shared more than 100 extreme videos of sexual abuse, violence and torture

A Maidstone man has been jailed for sharing extreme videos of sexual abuse, violence and torture.

Daniel Tiplady, 20, of Maidstone, admitted possessing more than 150 extreme images and sharing them with people all over the world through chat groups.

Maidstone Crown Court heard Tiplady’s behaviour was uncovered when he shared explicit images of a woman on Facebook.

Police were called and later found 15 indecent images of videos of children and 145 videos of extreme pornography.

Further storage devices found at his home contained more indecent images of children, along with numerous videos showing extreme violence.

Many of these images were shared by Tiplady over a mobile messaging application which had recipients all over the world sharing the content.

Tiplady pleaded guilty to six counts of making an indecent photograph of a child, three counts of possessing extreme pornographic images and one count of disclosing private sexual photographs with intent to cause distress.

At Maidstone Crown Court yesterday (July 9), he was sentenced to 20 months behind bars.