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TYLER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — A 58-year-old man from Wills Point, Texas has pleaded guilty to child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown announced Thursday.

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James Joseph Veeser pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography before U.S. Magistrate Judge K. Nicole Mitchell.

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According to information presented in court, between January 2016 and January 2019, Veeser received child pornography using the internet and a computer, including three videos containing child pornography.

Veeser’s case was part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse.

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He faces a minimum of five years and up to 20 years in federal prison.