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Pennsylvania photographer facing child pornography charges

Crimes that are committed against children are among the most atrocious acts that come before our nation's courts. Virtually everyone can agree that protecting kids from harm, exploitation and abuse is of paramount concern, and that individuals who engage in actions that hurt children should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. That said, there are cases in Philadelphia in which a person is accused of a crime that he or she did not commit. When those allegations include child pornography, a great deal of damage can be done to an individual's reputation and standing within the community.

A recent example lies in the arrest of a Pennsylvania photographer who stands accused of manufacturing child pornography. The 57-year-old man has been a volunteer photographer for an area radio station for many years. Within that role, he has attended various events to photograph kids. Many of those photos were used for the station's Kids Corner program, which has won numerous awards.

According to federal prosecutors, the photographer made efforts to capture sexually explicit images of children during public events. One of the event locations was the Franklin Institute. The ages of the children range from 2 to 10.

No details were given as to the nature of the images that prosecutors believe to be pornographic. There is no mention of the Pennsylvania photographer attempting to isolate children during these events, or of any pornographic images found in his possession. As the case continues, addition information could be made public. The man remains in federal custody as he awaits an upcoming hearing in the matter. As that date nears, information of the arrest and child pornography charges continue to spread, long before a determination of his guilt or innocence has been reached.  

Source: wpxi.com, "Photographer for children's program faces child porn charges", Nov. 13, 2015

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