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The President of a Lawrence County bank has been indicted on child pornography charges

Attorney General Jack Conway and his Cybercrimes Unit have announced that a Lawrence County grand jury has indicted a man on charges involving child pornography. On January 10th the grand jury indicted 68 year old Edgar N. Purdom on four counts of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and one count of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. Purdom turned himself in at the Lawrence County Sheriffs office. An investigation by the attorney generals cybercrimes division began in February of 2013 following an undercover lead. Distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor are both class d felonies. Each count is punishable by one to five years in prison. A charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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