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Prosecutor: Masury man had more than 1 million child porn files

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A Masury man awaits sentencing after pleading guilty to charges stemming from the discovery of what investigators say was the largest collection of child pornography in the history of a special unit that pursues crimes against children.

Stephen Sample, 44, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to fifteen counts of pandering obscenity involving children.

Sample was indicted in 2016 after investigators found him with pictures and videos showing minors involved in sexual activity.

Assistant Trumbull County Prosecutor Gabriel Wildman tells 21 News that Sample had accumulated more than one-million pornographic files.

Wildman says it was the largest seizure of child pornography since the creation of the Trumbull County Child Assault Prosecution Division five years ago.

The Child Assault Prosecution Division is responsible for investigating and prosecuting allegations of physical and sexual abuse of minors.

Sample will be sentenced later.

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