Friday, August 13, 2010

Wash-Po: Dem. Sen. Candidate Alvin Greene Indicted on Porn Charges

SC Dem. Sen. Candidate Alvin Greene: CBS News
(Story reported by Meg Kinnard for The Associated Press) 

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Longshot U.S. Senate candidate Alvin Greene was indicted Friday on two charges, including a felony charge of showing pornography to a South Carolina college student.

A Richland County grand jury indicted Green for disseminating, procuring or promoting obscenity - a felony - as well as a misdemeanor charge of communicating obscene materials to a person without consent.

Greene, who surprised the Democratic party establishment with his primary victory, was arrested in November after authorities said he approached a student in a University of South Carolina computer lab, showed her obscene photos online, then talked about going to her dorm room.

(click here to read the full story on the Washington Post website)

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