Uncle, 37, arrested for allegedly making child pornography with his own NIECE, was hit with a series of new allegations – including having sex with a child under 10
- He was arrested last year for allegedly using his niece to film child pornography
- He was charged more after the AFP was tipped off by the US authorities
- The man’s house was raided after the US Homeland Security tipped the AFP
- The police allegedly found 180,000 images and eight videos of child abuse
- The man is one of 16 Australians arrested during Operation Walwa
An alleged pedophile accused of using his niece to create child pornography has been charged with a series of new allegations, including sex with a child under ten.
The man from Marayong, in western Sydney, was arrested last year for allegedly using his niece to film child abuse material.
After an investigation by the Australian federal police and a tip from the American Homeland Security, the man was hit with dozens of charges.
The 37-year-old is on trial in Blacktown in May, charged with 38 offenses.
His new allegations include sexual intercourse with a person under 10, using a child under 14 to create child abuse material, inciting a child to perform a sexual act on another person, and engaging in sexual activity. touching a child under 10 years old. Daily telegram reported.
The man from Marayong, in western Sydney, was arrested last year for allegedly using his niece to film child abuse material (image)
The man’s house was raided after the US authorities tipped the AFP.
Police reportedly found over 180,000 images and eight videos of child abuse material on his computer.
He was initially charged with four offenses of using a coach service to access child pornography and two of possession of child abuse material.
More charges were brought after police investigated child abuse material they allegedly confiscated.
The man is one of 16 Australians arrested during Operation Walwa.
The Task Force was established in 2018 to target those who used a website where pedophiles paid to access child abuse material.
It comes after the AFP released footage of detectives diving into a filthy man’s house in Maryborough, near Gympie, Queensland as part of Operation Walwa’s investigation.
The Australian Center to Counter Child Exploitation and the Australian Federal Police’s Joint Anti Child Exploitation Teams worked with state and territory officials.
It comes after the AFP released footage of detectives diving into a man’s filthy home in Maryborough, near Gympie, Queensland, as part of Operation Walwa’s investigation.
The man was later charged with three counts of possession of child exploitation equipment and use of a coach service to own child pornography.
The camp resident was not charged with making child abuse material, unlike many others who were arrested.
16 PEOPLE ARRESTED AT CHILD ABUSE
Sixteen Australians were charged with 738 child abuse offenses as a result of a two-year investigation by Australian police and the United States Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) unit.
US agents working from Phoenix, Arizona had notified Australian police of an illegal online market where users paid for access to child abuse material.
Under Operation Walwa – details of which were released Monday – Australian police revealed that officers have been charged:
Five people inside Queensland
Four in Western Australia
Three in Victoria
Three in New South Wales
One person in it South Australia
The investigation in most states and territories followed the same tip from the US that sick videos and photos of abused children were produced in Australia.
They were then distributed on an unnamed dark web marketplace.
The operation led to police rescuing four local children from further damage, an AFP spokesperson said.
Three of the alleged victims were from New South Wales, and one was from Victoria. One was only two months old.
The 16 people arrested were charged with a total of 728 crimes in the areas of child sexual abuse and exploitation.
Five people from Queensland were charged – each with possession and production of child abuse material and use of a wagon service for those purposes.
Australian Federal Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw has warned that blocking the corona virus has caused a wave of dark web activities, including grooming and live streaming.