An Ocean County man admitted distributing baby pornography on the social media app Kik in a federal court docket Wednesday, the U.S. District Lawyer’s Workplace introduced.
On Kik, he glided by the consumer identify “candicesloan1995,” however the man behind the display screen was really 44-year-old David Nelson, of Toms River, an FBI investigation discovered.
He pleaded responsible to a toddler pornography distribution crime in federal court docket in Trenton, and admitted he despatched a minimum of 26 photographs of kid pornography to a different Kik consumer over a span of three days in October 2017.
The FBI investigation additionally discovered that he was the administrator of a number of chat rooms the place baby pornography was shared and mentioned.
Authorities tracked down Nelson in April after arresting a person who allegedly provided to broadcast the sexual abuse of his 4-year-old daughter over Kik Messenger to an undercover officer. That investigation originated in Louisville, Kentucky.
The kid pornography cost carries a minimal of 5 years in jail and $250,000 superb.
Nelson’s sentencing is scheduled in November.