Sunshine Coast man charged by federal police with possessing child abuse material

Sunshine Coast man charged by federal police with possessing child abuse material

Sunshine Coast man charged by federal police with possessing child abuse material/ By Amy Sheehan A Sunshine Coast man will face court today charged by federal police with possessing child abuse material. The 43-year-old Birtinya man is expected to appear in Maroochydore Magistrates Court. The investigation began in May when the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation received a report from the United States' National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about an online user uploading child abuse material using Yahoo and Google accounts. Investigators allegedly linked the Birtinya man to the associated accounts. A search warrant was executed at the man's home on May 18, with investigators seizing a laptop, mobile phone, USB and printed images. The digital devices will now be subject to further forensic examination. The man …
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