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Aiken man arrested, facing 10 child pornography charges

Rickey Allen Gaines (Aiken County Sheriff's Office) Rickey Allen Gaines (Aiken County Sheriff's Office)
AIKEN, SC (WFXG) -

An Aiken man is behind bars, facing several child pornography charges.

Sixty-one-year-old Rickey Allen Gaines of Aiken picked up Friday, Oct. 7, by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. According to the South Carolina Attorney General's Office, Gaines was involved in distributing child pornography over a file-sharing network.

Gaines is charged with ten counts of Second Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. He faces up to ten years in prison for each count.

This case was investigated by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office, which is a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, with assistance from the South Carolina Attorney General's Office.

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