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An Arkansas jury found Josh Duggar guilty on both counts of downloading and possessing child porn. Duggar and his wife Anna are pictured arriving to court on Thursday morning.

The jury deliberated for six hours before finding him guilty.

The 33-year-old former reality TV star broke down in tears as U.S. marshals handcuffed him after the verdict was read in the courtroom.

The judge remanded him into custody under a rule based on the seriousness of his crimes. Prosecutors say Duggar downloaded "the worst of the worst" child porn.

He mouthed the words "I love you" to Anna as he was led away on Thursday. Duggar and Anna share seven children.
 
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He is accused of searching the so-called "dark web" for videos of children being tortured, humiliated and abused by adults.

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A family friend testified that Duggar (3rd from left) confessed at age 15 to groping and penetrating his sisters during "bible time" and while they slept.

His fall from grace began when he believed he was sharing files from his devices with other perverts online.

But a detective using a police program caught Duggar in the act of sharing porn files online. She was able to upload video and 65 images from his computer of a young girl being abused.

She tipped off the feds who traced the IP address to Duggar's used car dealership, and seized his desktop computer, iPhone and MacBook laptop.

Duggar agreed to speak with federal agents, and asked them: "Has someone been downloading child pornography?"

Government prosecutors dismissed Duggar's claims that a "high-level hacker" broke into his computer and downloaded the material.

The government said Duggar installed a secret second operating system behind a partition on his computer that only he alone could access.

Duggar and his wholesome siblings were stars of TLC's "19 Kids and Counting." The series was canceled following his arrest in April.

His sentencing hearing is scheduled for next year. He faces 40 years in prison and a $500,000 fine if convicted on both counts.

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Josh Duggar, 3rd from left, made his first court appearance on Friday morning following his arrest by federal agents in Arkansas on Thursday.

Duggar, 33, appeared before the judge at the Western District of Arkansas Federal Court from jail via Zoom on Friday, where he entered a plea of not guilty on all counts.

The father-of-7 declined to have his charges read in open court.

However, TMZ reports he was hit with charges of receiving and possessing child pornography, including images of minors below the age of 12.

According to the legal documents, the "19 Kids and Counting" star knowingly received child p0rn in mid-May 2019. The charges follow a federal raid by Homeland Security agents on his now-shuttered car dealership in 2019.

His next court hearing is set for next week to determine if Duggar will be granted bond. He will remain in custody until then.

If bond is granted, Duggar will be required to stay with a third-party custodian, and that person can't have unsupervised minors in the home.

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If convicted, Duggar faces up to 20 years in prison and fines up to $250,000.00 on each count.

This isn't Duggar's first brush with the law. Duggar's father, Jim Bob Duggar (pictured far right), reported then-14-year-old Josh to police after he allegedly molested 5 minors. It isn't clear if the victims included some of his 18 siblings.

His trial is scheduled for July.

Duggar siblings

In response to the negative backlash to news that Josh Duggar molested his sisters for years, TLC Network pulled '19 Kids and Counting' from its programming schedule.

This action follows a typical pattern of TV networks that pull popular shows only to reinstate the shows when the negative publicity dies down.

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