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Cleveland man sentenced to 10 years for distribution of child porn

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A Cleveland man has been sentenced to serve 10 years in federal prison for distribution of child pornography.

44-year-old Richard Vatilla pleaded guilty back in June to the charges.

He admitted to downloading and trading child pornography. 

And making child porn available for downloading through a file sharing program.

He also admitted that he went online to teen chat rooms and asked juveniles for pictures.

After he is released from prison, he will be under probation for another 10 years.

 

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