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Former sailor pleads guilty to receiving child porn

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Posted at 7:29 PM, Aug 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-10 19:29:59-04

Norfolk, Va. – A 23-year-old man is facing years behind bars for receiving child porn online officials say.

Ryan William Balmer of Virginia Beach pleaded guilty.

Officials say Balmer admitted he used the online name “tradetinygirls’ to talk trade child porn over an encrypted email server.

He admitted that on December 5, 2013, he was sent two videos from one of the strangers he was talking to online.

He was indicted back in April of 2015.

He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and he’ll be sentenced on November 10th, 2015.

No other details have been released.