Man sentenced to 30 years for child pornography, exploitation charges

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URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - A Champaign County man has been sentenced to three decades in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography and exploitation charges.

According to a release from the U.S. Department of Justice, Clinton Schaffer, 45, received the 30-year prison sentence on May 15.  On January 13, Schaffer pled guilty to sexual exploitation of a minor and distribution of child pornography charges.

In addition to the prison sentence, Schaffer was ordered to pay $15,396 in restitution to the victims, and be supervised for life after his release from prison.

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