Former nurse pleads guilty over torture videos, faces life sentence
(NEXSTAR) — A Vermont man pleaded guilty Thursday to federal rates that he commissioned a Venezuelan female to make video clips of the torture of a boy and the torture and killing of a man, prosecutors claimed.
The Vermont U.S. Attorney’s office mentioned Sean Fiore, 37, a previous Burlington nurse, is experiencing lifestyle in jail soon after admitting he made use of WhatsApp to ask the Venezuelan lady to make the videos. He originally compensated $600 in Amazon reward cards to the lady, determined as Moraima Escarlet Vasquez Flores, prosecutors claimed.
On Oct. 3, 2018, Vasquez Flores despatched Fiore a link to a movie file “depicting sadistic abuse of a prepubescent boy steady with Fiore’s specs,” the U.S. Attorney’s business claimed in a statement.
Then in December 2018, Fiore agreed to shell out the girl $4,000 for a next movie demonstrating the torture and killing of a “slave” she intended to kidnap in Venezuela, according to prosecutors. Fiore specified to the woman the “varieties of actual physical abuse, humiliation, and fashion of loss of life” he wished to see her inflict on the kidnapped gentleman in the video clip, prosecutors mentioned.
Fiore gained a url in April 2019 to a 58-moment video clip “depicting the requested sadistic abuse and probable dying of an grownup male,” prosecutors reported.
Fiore pleaded guilty to four counts, together with conspiracy to kidnap, maim or murder a particular person in a international nation, murder for hire and conspiracy to develop little one pornography.
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Vasquez Flores is in custody in Colombia although prosecutors request her extradition to the United States to facial area charges in the circumstance. She is charged with conspiracy to murder and kidnap a human being in a foreign nation, conspiracy to produce baby pornography, generation of boy or girl pornography, and aiding and abetting the receipt of baby pornography.
Fiore’s plea agreement recommended a sentence of a minimum amount of 15 yrs or up to daily life in jail. The sentence, which is scheduled for March, will be up to the choose.
Fiore stays in custody pending sentencing.
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