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APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW HAMPSHIRE Hon. Joseph A. DiClerico, Jr., U.S. District Judge

A jury found defendant-appellant Sean Laine guilty of one count of possession of child pornography in violation of 18 U.S.C. � 2252A(a)(5)(B). Laine appeals, asserting that much of the prosecution’s evidence should never have seen the light of day. Finding no compelling basis for suppression, we affirm the judgment below.

The facts are straightforward. In August of 1997, local authorities received a complaint that the appellant possessed computer image files containing child pornography. The complaint was referred to the U.S. Customs Service. An investigation ensued, but was thwarted by the death of a confidential informant.

 
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