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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, June 9, 2014

Washington County Man Sentenced To 15 Years For Receiving Child Pornography

ALBANY, NEW YORK – CHRISTOPHER J. WHITE, age 29, of Whitehall, New York, was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for receiving child pornography by United States District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian, Joseph D’Amico, Superintendent of the New York State Police, and Andrew W. Vale, Special Agent in Charge of the Albany Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. WHITE must also serve a life term of supervised release and register as a sex offender.

As part of his February 24, 2014, guilty plea, WHITE admitted that, following his 2010 Attempted Sexual Abuse in the First Degree conviction in Saratoga County Court, he used the Internet to search for, receive, and view images of child pornography.

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

Updated January 29, 2015