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Indecent images of children - man jailed

Sam Dunn Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

A MAN who had nearly 22,000 indecent images of children on his computer has been jailed for 12 months. Sam Dunn, 24, from Wisbech, admitted three counts of distributing indecent images, four counts of making indecent images and eight counts of possessing indecent images of children

Police carried out a warrant at Dunn's home on October 9 last year after his internet provider address was linked to an account and a file sharing site which was sharing and distributing indecent images of children.

On a computer seized from Dunn's home, officers discovered he had distributed 630 indecent images of children, made 8,707 and possessed a further 8,411.

At Cambridge Crown Court, Dunn was sentenced to a year in prison, he was also made subject of a Sexual Offences Prevention Order for five years and put on the Sex Offenders' Register for seven years.