William C. Monroe, Acting Special Agent-in-Charge of the Chicago office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), announced today the arrest of a Lansing, Illinois man for attempting to travel with the intent of engaging in sex with a minor.
MARTIN N. PAZDZUIRA, age 45, of 18525 Stony Island in Lansing, was arrested in Forest Park without incident late Friday afternoon by special agents and officers assigned to the Chicago FBI’s Innocent Images Task Force (IITF). PAZDZUIRA was charged in a criminal complaint filed on Friday in U.S. District Court in Chicago with one count of Attempted Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, which is a felony offense.
According to the complaint, on August 1, 2012, information was provided to the IITF that PAZDZUIRA had photographs on his cellular phone of nude girls who appeared to be minors. PAZDZUIRA had also allegedly claimed to have traveled by train into Chicago from his home on three occasions to have sex with underage girls he met on an internet chat site. PAZDZUIRA’s screen name on the internet site was “redone2150.”