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8 arrested in Pa. child porn sweep

Pictured: Edgardo Hernandez, 22, 1911 Thayer St., Philadelphia  According to the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office, agents conducting an online investigation into the distribution of child pornography identified an IP address making files of children, under the age of 18, engaged in graphic sexual acts and poses, available for download. The computer was later identified as allegedly belonging to Hernandez.  Agents along with police from the Philadelphia Police Department executed a search of Hernandez's Philadelphia residence and seized a computer, which will be analyzed by the Attorney General's Computer Forensics Unit as part of an ongoing investigation. Hernandez was taken into custody on April 1, 2014 and charged with two counts of distribution of child pornography, two counts of possession of child pornography and one count of criminal use of a communication facility. He was released after posting 10% of the set $25,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 17, 2014.
April 7, 2014 5:44:45 AM PDT