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Grafton Man Allegedly Created Child Pornography with Children Under 12

A Grafton man was charged with producing, distributing and possessing child pornography.

A federal grand jury in Milwaukee returned an indictment on Tuesday against Seth Foerster.

The charges relate visual depictions of children younger than 12-years-old.

According to a press release from U.S. Attorney office, Foerster used a minor in 2014 to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing visual depictions.

Then in July 2016, Foerster allegedly distributed computer images of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct.

In September 2016, Foerster was allegedly possessing and Apple iMac which contained visual depictions of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct.

Foerster will be arraigned on Wednesday, October 12, in U.S. District Court in Milwaukee, and there also will be a hearing regarding his detention status.  Foerster has been in federal custody since his arrest.

Foerster faces a mandatory minimum penalty of 15 years and a maximum penalty of 30 years in federal prison on the production charge; a mandatory minimum penalty of five years and a maximum penalty of 20 years on the distribution charge; and a maximum penalty of 20 years on the possession charge.

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