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Moncks Corner man charged in child porn case

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MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (WCIV) -- State Attorney General's Office officials announced the arrest of a Moncks Corner man charged with having child pornography.

According to a release from Attorney General Alan Wilson's office, 37-year-old Michael Adam Gilman is charged with sexual exploitation of a minor in the third degree.

The release said Gilman turned himself in on March 4 to members of the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office and a member of the Attorney General's Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.

According to officials, a file traced to Gilman's home were downloaded by undercover BCSO investigators on November 30 of last year. On Feb. 25, a search warrant was served and deputies seized three computers and electronic storage media.

The release states Gilman admitted to downloading child pornography.  He could face up to ten years in prison.

He was given a $40,000 bond and ordered to have no contact with children under the age of 17 except for his own child, have no access to the Internet and must remain at least two blocks from areas where children are present, such as daycare facilities, playgrounds, schools, libraries and public parks.

The case will be prosecuted by the Attorney General's Office.

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