PA Man Charged With Enticing A Minor

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SCRANTON, PA — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on September 26, 2022, Matthew Robinson, age 29, of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, was charged in a criminal information with attempting to entice a minor.

According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, the information alleges that Robinson attempted to entice an individual under the age of 18 to engage in sexual intercourse, between July 16, 2022, and August 2, 2022.

The case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Phillip J. Caraballo is prosecuting the case.

The penalty under federal law is a minimum of 10 years and maximum life term of imprisonment, a term of supervised release following imprisonment, and a fine. A sentence following a finding of guilt is imposed by the Judge after consideration of the applicable federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

Criminal informations are only allegations. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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