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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 24, 2014

Washington County Man Pleads Guilty To Receipt Of Child Pornography

ALBANY, NEW YORK – CHRISTOPHER J. WHITE, age 29, of Whitehall, New York, pled guilty today in Albany before United States District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino to receipt of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian, Joseph D’Amico, Superintendent of the New York State Police, and Andrew Vale, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation. WHITE, who was detained pending his sentencing, faces at least fifteen years of imprisonment and up to forty years of imprisonment.

As part of his guilty plea, WHITE admitted that, following his 2010 Attempted Sexual Abuse in the 1st Degree conviction in Saratoga County Court, he used the Internet to search for, receive, and view images of child pornography. Sentencing is scheduled for June 9, 2014, in Albany, New York.

This case was investigated by the New York State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jeffrey C. Coffman.

Updated January 29, 2015