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Hector Salazar Torres of Grovetown was sentenced to 325 months in prison after pleading guilty to producing child sexual abuse materials, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced in a news release.

According to the press release, court documents and witness statements indicate that Grovetown police seized Torres’ phone as part of an investigation into a reported sexual abuse of a child.

The FBI found dozens of images and videos of child sexual abuse, including one video of a toddler. Investigators concluded that Torres produced the video after matching an image in the video to a scar on his hand.

Prosecutors are also charging Torres with child abuse charges involving victims unrelated to the federal case.

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“The sexual abuse and exploitation of children is an absolutely horrific crime,” Matthew Ploskunak, special agent in charge of the FBI’s Atlanta office in Augusta, said in the press release. “Torres’ conviction will give him plenty of time to reflect on his unacceptable behavior, but more importantly, he will not be able to harm another child while he is in prison.”

The judge also ordered Torres to pay $9,600 in restitution, register as a sex offender and serve 20 years of probation after completing his prison sentence.

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