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Vermont man sentenced for possessing child pornography

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BURLINGTON, Vt,. – A Vermont man has been sentenced to prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing of child pornography.

According to the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Vermont, Kevin Gallagher, 32, has been sentenced to six months in prison. Gallagher will also serve six months of home incarceration as part of a five year term of supervised release. He will also pay a $100 special assessment.

According to officials, law enforcement conducted undercover operations on a file-sharing network and discovered Gallagher was offering to share pictures depicting child pornography. His computer was seized in February 2013 and authorities say they found about 400 images and videos of child pornography on it. 

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