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Palm Coast man behind bars on child porn charges

Investigators say he could face up to 50 years in prison

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PALM COAST, Fla. – Gioacchino "Jack" Campo, 56, of Palm Coast was officially charged Tuesday with two counts of receiving child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography.

Campo was arrested at his home March 9 after an investigation by the Jacksonville and Daytona Beach FBI offices.

According to officials, if Campo is found guilty he could face up to a maximum of 40 years in prison for both of the receipt of pornography charges and another 10 years for the possession charge.

The case was investigated as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse.

Project Safe Childhood is led by the United States Attorneys' Offices and the Criminal Division's Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section. They use federal, state and local resources to locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children and to identify and rescue victims.

For more information about Project Safe Childhood, you can visit their website at www.justice.gov/psc.