Qld man arrested on child pornography and exploitation charges

A Queensland man has been arrested and charged with child pornography and exploitation offences following a protracted investigation led by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

The CCC alleges the man used peer-to-peer computer software to access child pornography and exploitation material, including image and movie files.

Investigators raided a residential address in Townsville last night and arrested the 43-year-old man.


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During a search of the man’s property, officers seized a number of computer and electronic storage devices.

The 43-year-old was taken to the Townsville Watchhouse where he was charged with possessing child exploitation material and using a carriage service to access child pornography material.

He was released on bail to appear before the Townsville Magistrates Court on 3 September.