Oklahoma man faces 20 years in prison for possession of child pornography

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TULSA, Okla. – A Tulsa man pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday for possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Danny C. Williams Sr. for the Northern District of Oklahoma.

Mark McDonough, 33, of Tulsa, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Gregory K. Frizzell to one count of possession and attempted possession of child pornography.

According to documents filed in the case, on November 20, 2013, McDonough possessed child pornography depicting minors who had not obtained 12 years of age engaging in sexually explicit conduct. He admitted to downloading the images from the internet.

The statutory maximum penalty is 20 years imprisonment, and a fine of $250,000. Sentencing has been set for July 17, 2014.