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TRENTON — An Egg Harbor Township man was arrested by federal agents for allegedly receiving images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Matthew Wolny, 40, is charged by complaint with two counts of receiving child pornography. Wolny is expected to appear before U.S. Magistrate Judge Lois H. Goodman in Trenton federal court, Carpenito said.

According to the complaint:

In September 2013, Wolny, who was then living in Jackson, used peer-to-peer file sharing software on his computer to download video files containing images of child sexual abuse from the Internet, Carpenito said.

When law enforcement officers searched Wolny's Jackson residence and his car in September 2013, they seized numerous electronic devices containing approximately 2,000 images and 1,600 videos of suspected child pornography, Carpenito said.

Each charge of receiving child pornography carries a mandatory minimum sentence of five years in prison, a maximum potential penalty of 20 years in prison, and a $250,000 fine.

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Twenty years as a staff writer in the features department, specializing in entertainment and the arts at The Press of Atlantic City.

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