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Augusta Karate Teacher Sentenced for Producing Child Porn
07/02/2013 05:11 PM ET  

Wade Hoover, 35, has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison after admitting to child porn charges.

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ An Augusta martial arts instructor who admitted he produced and possessed child pornography, including images of him abusing two young boys, has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison.

Thirty-five-year-old Wade Robert Hoover was sentenced on Tuesday.

U.S. District Court Judge John A. Woodcock Jr. said Hoover's conduct was unspeakable. The Kennebec Journal reports that he told Hoover he had not merely violated the law, he violated the most basic moral code in society. He preyed upon young boys when they were vulnerable.

Hoover apologized in court and said he didn't deserve forgiveness.



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