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Ross man pleads guilty to possessing porn

| Thursday, May 28, 2009, 12:00 p.m.

A Ross man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to one count of possessing child pornography.

George Stringer, 52, who, according to court records, served more than three years in prison after a 1988 conviction for child sexual assault in Texas, is scheduled to be sentenced Aug. 27 by U.S. District Judge Donetta W. Ambrose.

America Online's legal department contacted the Allegheny County District Attorney's office in May 2008 that eight images of prepubescent children engaged in sexual conduct had been sent from Stringer's e-mail account, court documents state.

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