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North Charleston man facing child porn charges after Secret Service investigation

COLUMBIA, SC (WCSC) -

COLUMBIA, SC (WCSC) - A North Charleston man was indicted on child pornography charges in federal court Wednesday.

According to the United States Attorney's office, 42-year-old Thomas William Cannon, Jr., collected child pornography between December 2008 and May 2009. Investigators with the Secret Service found the material on disks and a personal computer owned by Cannon.

Cannon could face a fine of $250,000 and a ten-year prison sentence if convicted.

According to the US Attorney's office, Cannon will be arraigned later this month.

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