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Child porn charges filed against ex-convict from Penn Hills

| Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, 12:00 p.m.

A Penn Hills man convicted of sexually assaulting a child in Texas in 1988 was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of possession of child pornography.

George Stringer, 52, is accused of receiving e-mails containing six images of nude young girls, federal documents state. He told investigators he received the e-mails after chatting with others online.

Stringer told investigators he served 3 1/2 years of a 10-year sentence before being paroled in Texas for the child sexual assault conviction.

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