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Leavenworth man sentenced to 10 years on child porn charges

NEWS RELEASE FROM OFFICE OF U.S. ATTORNEY STEPHEN MCALLISTER

A Leavenworth man was sentenced on Monday to 10 years in federal prison for receiving and distributing child pornography.  In addition, the defendant was ordered to pay $6,500 in restitution.

36-year-old Pedro Zamora pleaded guilty to one count of receipt and distribution of child pornography.  In his plea, he admitted that investigators found 127 videos and 1,900 images containing child pornography on a computer in his home.  He used file sharing programs to collect and distribute the images.  Zamora told investigators he began searching for child pornography on the internet when he was in middle school.

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