Deputies: Man downloaded, distributed multiple files of child pornography

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Charleston County deputies have arrested and charged a man with multiple counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Brandon Hamilton Beiger is facing five counts of second degree sexual exploitation of a minor and one count of third degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

According to the affidavit, deputies served a search warrant on Beiger’s house Wednesday for an investigation into sexual exploitation of a minor. During the search, investigators found a custom built desktop computer which had multiple files of child pornography which included children engaged in sexual activity, the affidavit stated.

Some of the videos were also branded with a logo known to be associated with child pornography. Beiger downloaded these filed back in January 2019, the affidavit stated.

The children in the videos were nude and between 12 and 14 years old, the affidavit stated.

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