Scott Freeman pleaded guilty for possessing with child pornography July 30 after accepting a plea bargain and waiver of Jury trial. He is sentenced 3 years in Texas state prison with eight counts. He received eight counts on April 5, 2015.
The Texas Penal Code defines possession of child pornography as a situation where “the person knowingly or intentionally possesses visual material that visually depicts a child younger than 18 years of age at the time the image of the child was made who is engaging in sexual conduct.” It is considered a felony of the third degree.
Here is what FUNimation has to say about this news:
In May of 2015, FUNimation became aware of the legal matter involving Scott Freeman, at which time we suspended our relationship with Scott. In the wake of recent news, we have permanently ended the relationship. Any other questions should be directed to Scott Freeman directly.
Scott Freeman lends his voice to well known anime characters such as Issei Hyodo in High School DxD, England from Hetalia- Axis Powers, and other anime. He was also replaced in High School DxD BorN in May.