Fairfield County Man arrested on child pornography charges

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WINNSBORO –  A Winnsboro man has been charged with 10 counts connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor.

John Thamer Luffman, 31, was arrested on Dec. 19. He is accused of distributing and possessing files of child pornography and charged with four counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, second degree (§16-15-405), a felony offense punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment on each count; and six counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, third degree (§16-15-410), a felony offense punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment on each count.

Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Attorney General’s Office made the arrest. Investigators with the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office and United States Secret Service, both also members of the state’s ICAC Task Force, and the Winnsboro Police Department assisted with the arrest.

The case will be prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office.

Attorney General Wilson stressed all defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they are proven guilty in a court of law.

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