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A Collinsville lawyer has pleaded guilty in federal court to a child porn charge.
Mark A. Brueggemann, 60, of Waterloo, admitted he knowingly received child porn on Monday, a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Illinois stated.
On Aug. 24, Brueggemann was charged on the count after authorities said he received a video depicting child pornography in February 2017.
Brueggemann faces 5 to 20 years in prison on the charge. According to the release, his sentencing has been set for March 27, 2019, at the federal courthouse in East St. Louis.