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The owner of Sonag Construction, Brian Ganos, is faced with three federal child pornography charges.
Charges filed on Tuesday state that 12 child porn files were in Ganos' possession. Those files were acquired at various times in August 2016, November 2018 and March 2019. Some of the children in the images and videos were as young as preschool age. The documents don't specific how or where Ganos received the files or how authorities discovered he had them.
This is the latest legal battle for Ganos, who is awaiting sentencing for a federal fraud case involving his construction company. He pleaded guilty in June to two charges for exploiting a program to help minority-, veteran- and women-owned businesses. Prosecutors say Ganos' scheme defrauded the federal government of more than $200 million by establishing a web...