KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Kansas City man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday, August 12, 2015, for distributing child pornography over the prisoninternet in a case that originated in New Zealand.

A detective working undercover in New Zealand downloaded several images from the computer of Chad Michael Rein, 27, and forwarded that information to the FBI Cyber Crimes Task Force. A search warrant netted thousands of images and videos from Reins computer.

On March 26, 2015, Rein pleaded guilty to distributing child porn over the internet. Rein has been sentenced to 10 years in a federal prison without parole.