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Bluefield man gets 9 years in prison for child porn

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BLUEFIELD, WV (WVVA)  A Bluefield, WV man is sentenced to nine years in federal prison for possession of child pornography. 

David Punturi, 54, will serve twenty years probation once he is released from prison.

According to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice, Punturi previously admitted to possessing more than 600 images of prepubescent minors engaged in sexual acts. The images were found on his computer at his home in Bluefield. The investigation revealed Punturi was using two peer-to-peer file sharing programs to share the child porn via the internet.

Punturi is also ordered to pay $205,000 in restitution to the victims.

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