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Metro-East Kiddie Porn Indictment

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EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) – Federal officials say a Waterloo, Illinois man has been indicted on child pornography charges.

U.S. Attorney Stephen Wiggington announced Saturday that 32-year-old Nicholas Perjak has been formally charged with accessing photos or videos of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

Prosecutors say the alleged crime occurred in 2012.

Perjak was arraigned Thursday, and his trial is scheduled for Aug. 26 in East St. Louis.

Conviction carries a sentence of up to 10 years in prison a $250,000 fine.

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