A man who sold sex toys for $1.2 million online was sentenced to seven and a half years in a Spanish prison Wednesday, but he could have faced more than 20 years in jail, the court said.
Argentina’s Supreme Court on Tuesday sentenced a 47-year-old man to 7 years in state prison for illegally selling sexual products online and distributing them on the Internet.
Armenia’s Deputy Prime Minister on Wednesday said the court’s decision is a “positive step” for sexual freedoms in the country.
It was the latest example of how the country’s ruling coalition has been trying to fight a surge in cases of online trafficking and exploitation.
The case of Eduardo Carrero, a member of the National Assembly, stems from his alleged role in the distribution of sexual materials and services, according to prosecutors.
The case has sparked criticism from human rights groups and prompted the government to take measures, including closing the countrys only pornography portal and banning Internet access.