ROY, Utah (ABC4 News) – A 19-year-old Utah man is facing 36 counts of child exploitation after the parents of a boy in Wisconsin discovered their son had sent the man sexually explicit photos in exchange for online gaming purchases.
According to charging documents filed Tuesday in 2nd District Court in Weber County, police were contacted by the Brown County Sheriff’s Office in Green Bay, Wisconsin on a report of a 12-year-old boy being enticed to send sexually explicit photographs and videos to a man he met through online gaming.
The mom said the man agreed to send her son in-game purchases in exchange for sexually explicit photographs.
Detectives traced the phone number the man used back to a Justin Lee Moore, 19, of Roy, Utah.
While speaking to Moore at his place of business, he admitted to getting sexually explicit images from him in exchange for purchases on the game they were playing, documents state.
Documents further state during a search of the man’s phone, detectives found multiple sexually explicit photos and videos of same boy engaging in various sex acts.
Police also found two other videos of minor male children engaging in sex acts, according to documents.
Moore has been booked into the Weber County Jail and is facing 36 second-degree felony counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.
A background check of Moore shows he has been convicted of possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia in 2018.
The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force tip line is 801.281.1211