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An Akron man has been indicted on child pornography charges by a federal grand jury.

Michael A. Taschetta, 54, is accused of downloading images of child pornography from the Internet utilizing a peer-to-peer software application.

The charge carries a possible prison term of up to 10 years and a fine of up to $250,000 or both. The case stems from an investigation by special agents of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.