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19-year-old Fort Wayne Man Faces Charges of Child Pornography

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne man was charged yesterday with the possession and distribution of child pornography.

According to the Journal Gazette, police searched the home of 19-year-old Daniel Rathsack, who now faces charges of child pornography and exploitation.

Fort Wayne police received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, according to an affidavit in Allen Superior Court.

The Journal Gazette reports the affidavit told authorities a video was uploaded from a computer at Rathsack's home. Police were able to search the home and found various videos and pictures of young boys taking part in sexual activity.

Rathsack admitted to police he had been downloading or sharing the videos and images for the last two years.

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