Washington County Man Pleads Guilty to Receipt of Child Pornography
|U.S. Attorney’s Office February 24, 2014|
ALBANY, NY—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 15 years of imprisonment and up to 40 years of imprisonment.
As part of his 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. 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.