A 21-year-old man from the Knox County town of Hope was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Portland to 70 months in prison for transporting and possessing child pornography.

In January 2014, Conrad Neal Freeman engaged in an online chat with an undercover officer with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigation. Freeman agreed to send child pornography to the undercover officer in exchange for letting him watch the agent have sex with the agent’s purported 11-year-old daughter, according to a press release from U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II.

Freeman sent 10 images and one video, and police seized a laptop computer at Freeman’s house with 65 images and five videos, said Delahanty’s office.

U.S. District Judge Nancy Torresen sentenced Freeman in a case brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, which is designed to stop sexual abuse and exploitation of minors.

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