Tuesday, 22 January 2013

The Demise of Webe Web Corporation

In 1999, Marc Evan Greenberg and Jeffrey Robert Libman of Fort Lauderdale, Florida formed the Webe Web Corporation. A business which was to be the first of it's kind, marketing images of semi-naked prepubescent girls to pedophiles over the internet. Greenberg and Libman thought they'd found a goldmine, allegedly generating millions of dollars in profit from their new-found business; however everything became undone in 2006 when one of their photographers, Jeff Pierson of Brookwood, Alabama plead guilty to child pornography charges:

The ensuing investigation into Jeff Pierson sparked an even bigger investigation into the Webe Web Corporation which ended in 2011 with Greenberg, Libman and Pierson being sentenced to prison for a variety of crimes against children:


Marc Evan Greenberg: president and co-director of Webe Web Corporation
 Marc Evan Greenberg, 45, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., pleaded guilty in the Northern District of Alabama on April 21, 2010, to one count of money laundering.   Webe Web pleaded guilty on April 21, 2010, to one count of conspiracy to produce child pornography and 16 counts of transporting child pornography.   U.S. District Court Judge C. Lynwood Smith also sentenced Greenberg to three years of supervised release to follow his prison term and ordered Greenberg to pay $900,000 in restitution to six victims.  
 According to court documents, Webe Web was the registered owner of the website "www.childsupermodels.com," which purported to be a child modeling website that promoted models 7 through 16 years old and their photographers. It contained hyperlinks to websites containing photographs of individual “child super models” featuring minor female children in various poses and wardrobes.   
Jeffrey Robert Libman: vice president and co-director of Webe Web Corporation
The vice president and co-director of Webe Web, Jeffrey Robert Libman, pleaded guilty on Sept. 15, 2010, to 16 counts of transporting child pornography and was sentenced on Dec. 17, 2010, to 108 months in prison.  
Jeff Pierson: photographer for Webe Web Corporation
According to court documents, the photographs of the 16 victims in this case were taken by Jeff Pierson, a former photographer based in the Birmingham, Ala., area.   Pierson pleaded guilty in January 2007 to conspiracy to transport child pornography and transportation of child pornography.   
We do not forget,
We do not forgive,
Expect us.

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