NR 14-43 Sheriff’s Office Investigates Linked Social Media Sites Containing Child Pornography

June 4, 2014 - 7:40 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into a report that several social networking sites were allegedly created in Brevard County where images of suspected child pornography were posted.  The Sheriff’s Office received information that several Internet sites linked to a popular photo sharing network containing screen names that referred to Brevard County were posting images.

Investigators are currently in the process of identifying these sites and determining if they have posted or contain inappropriate material.  Agents are also trying to determine the origin of the sites and identify victims whose images may have appeared on the sites.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who believes that that they are a victim; know someone who may be a victim, or has any information in reference to this investigation, to please call Agent Christopher Castiello via the Communications Center at 321-633-7162 or CRIMELINE at 321-423-TIPS (8477).

For additional information concerning this investigation, please contact Major Tod Goodyear by pager through the Sheriff’s Office Communications (321) 633-7162.