Ex-editor-in-chief of Game Power, tech writer Paul Hyman pleads guilty to child porn possession

According to officials, Hyman was found with a substantial collection of child porn.

According to officials, Paul Hyman was found with a substantial collection of child porn.

According to officials, Paul Hyman was found with a substantial collection of child porn. (3/21/14)

WOODBURY - A Long Island tech writer pleaded guilty today for possessing a large collection of child pornography.

Paul Hyman pleaded guilty to one count of possessing child porn and four counts of receiving child porn.

Hyman was the editor-in-chief of Game Power and a freelance writer who reports on technology.

Hyman admitted to having digital files that contained visual depictions of minors engaging in sexual conduct.

Hyman said he is deeply ashamed of his conduct and that he is seeking therapy twice a week.

When sentenced, Hyman faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000. He will have to register as a sex offender.

 

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