Man jailed after child exploitation bust at Brisbane Airport

A Taiwanese national has been sentenced to 18 months’ behind bars after he was caught with child exploitation material involving children as young as three.

Australian Border Force officers stopped the man for questioning after he flew into Brisbane International Airport on 15 November 2016, holding a working holiday visa.

A search of his bags located the child exploitation material, which comprised of 106 images and 34 videos.


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The man was arrested and charged with Import Tier 2 goods, namely Child Exploitation Material, and has remained in custody.

He is to be released after serving eight months, combined with a $2000 security on the condition of good behaviour for three years.

Once his sentence is complete, he will be removed from Australia.