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Former Silverado Coach Convicted on Sex Charges

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LAS VEGAS --  A former Silverado softball coach was convicted on multiple felony counts of sexual exploitation of a child. 

Albert Hernandez, 43, exchanged sexually explicit text messages and photographs with a minor girl, announced Daniel G. Bogden, United States Attorney for the District of Nevada. He was convicted of eight counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

According to the indictment and evidence from the trial, Hernandez, a softball coach at Silverado High School, had sexual relations with a 17-year-old player and photographed the sexual acts. He also exchange sexually explicit texts with the girl.

Hernandez faces 15 years minimum to 30 years maximum in prison, and a fine of up to $250,000 on each count. 

Hernandez is scheduled to be sentenced Aug. 5, 2013.

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