19-Year-Old College Student Arrested on Suspicion of Selling Child Pornography
GIFU PREFECTURE – On January 13, the Gifu Prefectural Police Juvenile Division and Tajimi Police arrested a 19-year-old male university student from Fukushima City on suspicion of violating the Child Prostitution and Pornography Prohibition Act.
He was arrested on suspicion of selling a total of 15 images of child pornography to two customers using a membership-based social networking site (SNS) between December 30, 2019 and January 5.
According to the police, the male university student published the cover of a photo album of child pornography on the SNS and gave the password of the image folder on the online storage to the customers who paid for it with electronic money.
A police officer found the postings on the SNS during a cyber patrol and was investigating. The police department has not yet announced their findings.
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