Florence man arrested on child pornography charges


A Florence man has been arrested after authorities received a tip stating he has child pornography. 

According to a press release from South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson,  John Edward Moore, III has been charged with five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, third degree. 

This came after officers with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force received a tip that Moore was in possession of child pornography. 

Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), United States Marshal’s Service, and the United States Secret Service, assisted with the execution of the search warrant of Moore’s home.

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