Transgender New Jersey woman sentenced to 25 years for child porn involving his own 7-year-old daughter!

Left to right: Marina Volz, Ashley D. Romero (formerly known as Adam Romero), Sean Allen, and Dulcinea Gnecco. Sentenced for running a child pornography production company in their Coburn Lane home in Franklin Township.

Superior Court Judge Peter Tober sentenced a transgender woman, Marina Volz, 32, of Franklin, NJ to 25 years in prison for forcing his 7-year-old daughter to participate in child pornography. Ashley D. Romero, 28, formerly known as Adam Romero, Sean Allen, 54, and Dulcinea Gnecco, 21 were also sentenced for their roles in running a child pornography production company in their Coburn Lane home in Franklin Township.

Brian Stack, the assistant Somerset County Prosecutor said that “a vortex of darkness snuffed out the girl from her mother in her Oregon home” and that the 7-year-old “was taken to New Jersey to be in the child pornography. They are incapable of redemption….It is difficult to find the words” to describe the crime. They’re bad people,” Stack said.

The child’s grandmother wrote a letter saying that “they all got off lightly and that her granddaughter “will never be the person she could have been because of the crime”. Volz surrendered all parental rights and the child was adopted by relatives.

Judge Tober said, “If this was not heinous, cruel, and depraved, I don’t know what is”. Apparently, this particular porn was especially cruel and involved “neck collars, a cage in the basement, sex toys and other devices. The judge said the girl was taken across the country solely for the sexual gratification of others,” reports Mike Deak at MyCentralJersey.com.

Interestingly, a report by the Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Avenel concluded Volz was not a sexually violent predator, Deak reports, “She’s not a monster. She’s not an animal”. Volz had no criminal record and served in the U.S. Army for three or four years, he said. Judge Tober believes that Volz suffered sex abuse as a child and has mental health issues, including several suicide attempts.

All four pleaded defendants pled guilty on Nov. 21 as part of a plea agreement with the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. They were arrested in May 2019 and will receive credit for time served.

Volz was sentenced on charges of human trafficking, aggravated sexual assault, conspiracy, and endangering the welfare of a child.

Ashley Romero was sentenced to 25 years without parole on charges of human trafficking, aggravated sexual assault, conspiracy, and endangering the welfare of a child. Disturbingly, even though Romero herself admits that the crimes she committed are wrong, her lawyer Charles Uliano says, “There is hope for her,” adding that she “realizes what she did she should be punished for. She has her head on the right way for redemption. There is hope for her,” Uliano says. Judge Tober says that Romero had a “good childhood,” and attended Brooklyn College and Cornell University.

Sean Allen was sentenced to 12 years on charges of human trafficking, conspiracy, aggravated sexual assault, and endangering the welfare of a child. Allen admitted that he helped Volz and Romero bring the girl to New Jersey. He will be up for parole in 10 years.

Dulcinea Gnecco was “the cook and bottle washer in the home and cared for the girl”, her lawyer Jack Venturi said. She pleaded guilty to counts of endangering the welfare of a child and admitted she filmed the girl while she was partially naked. She was sentenced to 5 years.

Volz, Romero, Allen, and Gnecco operated what is described as “a family-owned transgender pornography production studio specializing in amateur, BDSM and taboo fetish content from the residence.

Romero and Allen jointly sexually assaulted the child and filmed the assault, the video of which was recovered from multiple electronic items within the home.

The article originally appeared on MyCentralJersey.com: NJ woman who forced daughter she fathered into child porn sentenced

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