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Feds Charge Postal Worker With Watching Kiddie Porn On The Job

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A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee faces criminal charges accusing him of watching child pornography at work, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Stephen Mantha, a USPS electronic technician in Spencer, Massachusetts, could spend up to 20 years behind bars if jurors convict him on charges of possessing child porn and accessing child porn with the intent to view it. Mantha’s detention hearing will take place Tuesday at the U.S. District Court in Worcester, Massachusetts.

USPS Office of Inspector General (IG) investigators in August 2015 discovered Mantha conducting “suspicious” Internet searches on a postal computer at the processing and distribution center where he worked, according to DOJ.

Federal investigators also found child porn on three thumb drives when they served a search warrant at Mantha’s house. (RELATED: Lawyers: FBI Was Largest Distributer Of Child Porn)

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