Cleveland, Tn., Man To Plead Guilty On Child Pornography Charges

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Prosecutors said a Cleveland, Tn., man has agreed to plead guilty in Federal Court in Chattanooga to child pornography charges.

Neil Mulder faces up to 10 years in federal prison, it was stated.

The arrest was made based on an undercover investigation where a video file and two still images of child pornography were downloaded from a file sharing account identified as belonging to the defendant's residence.

During a search at his home on Jan. 10, 2012, a 500 gigabyte Seagate computer hard drive was seized and forensically analyzed. The hard drive was found to contain images of child pornography, authorities said.

On Jan. 24, 2012, Mulder "admitted to law enforcement that he downloaded the child pornography," it was stated.

He said he used Lime Wire, a peer-to-peer file sharing program, to download child pornography.

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