A Vestal man will be sentenced in September after he pleaded guilty to Possession of Child Pornography in federal court.

Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News (file)
Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News (file)
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Federal Prosecutors say 42-year-old Nicholas Donafrio admitted that, in September of 2016, he had child pornography on his laptop computer that an undercover FBI agent downloaded using peer-to-peer file sharing software.

Donafrio also admitted by March 2017 he had over 12-thousand images and 57 video files of child porn on a thumb drive and another 15-hundred images and 150 videos on eight various devices and media. Some of the images involved toddlers.

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He faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.  He would be required to register as a sex offender and be on probation for five years to life.

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