Seneca Falls man arrested on child pornography charges

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A Seneca Falls man has been arrested after an investigation.

According to U.S. Attorney’s, Matthew Urquhart, 32, of Seneca Falls, has been charged with receipt and possession of child pornography. 

According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Kyle P. Rossi, FBI Special Agents identified Urquhart actively trading child porn from a trailer residence in Seneca Falls. Subsequently, agents, with assistance from the Seneca Falls Police Department and Seneca County Sheriff’s Office, searched two residences that Urquhart occupied during the period in question. Digital items belonging to Urquhart were seized.

Urquhart made an initial appearance before a federal judge and was released on conditions.

Charges carry a minimum penalty of five years in prison, and a maximum of 20 years, lifetime supervised release and a $250,000 fine.

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