Madison Man Charged with Sex Trafficking & Child Pornography Crimes

MADISON, WI – Brian Lamphier, 50, Madison, Wisconsin, is charged with sex trafficking a minor.  The indictment alleges that from March 2020 to June 1, 2020, Lamphier solicited a person knowing the person was a minor, and that the minor would be caused to engage in a commercial sex act.  The indictment also charges that Lamphier distributed child pornography on April 8, 2020.  The indictment alleges that he used Facebook to send a file containing an image of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

If convicted, Lamphier faces a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years and a maximum of life in federal prison on the sex trafficking a minor charge, and a mandatory minimum of 5 years and a maximum of 20 years on the child pornography charge.  The charges against him are the result of an investigation by the Madison Police Department.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Julie S. Pfluger is handling the prosecution.