Iowa man pleads not guilty to child pornography
WATERLOO, Iowa - A Waterloo, Iowa man has pleaded not guilty to federal child porn charges connected to an international investigation.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports a federal grand jury charged 31-year-old Mychal Paul Olson with receipt and possession of child pornography. Olson pleaded not guilty Thursday. He’s currently jailed.
The indictment alleges Olson had images of a child under age 12 between 2019 and 2020.
Undercover Australian police took over a man’s account in 2019 and received images of child abuse from hundreds of people. Australian police found Olson’s email in the mix and sent findings to U.S. authorities.
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