16 December 2019
 
 
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Robert E. Patnaude
 Troop G Commander
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
On December 13, 2019, State Police in Latham, with the assistance of the Troop G Computer Crimes Unit, and the Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce, arrested 26-year-old James E. Scott of Albany, for Possession of a Sexual Performance by a Child (E felony) and Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child (D felony).
 
Scott is accused of possessing and uploading images consistent with child sexual exploitation via the internet. He was taken into custody after the execution of a search warrant at his residence.
 
Scott was arraigned in Albany City Court and released on his own recognizance, he is due back in court at a later date.
 
The investigation stemmed from several cyber tip received by the New York State Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
 
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