Child pornography

Former teacher avoids jail for possession of more than 4,000 child pornography images

Maximilian Ernst Hodgess, 45, was found to have been in possession of more than 4,000 images during a police raid on his home, north of Brisbane, in June 2015.

He initially denied having any images but officers ran a software check on his computer and Hodgess subsequently handed over a USB drive containing the files.

Hodgess was later charged with possessing child exploitation material and using a carriage service to access child pornography.

Father who planned to make child pornography after daughter's birth jailed

Last week, the 25-year-old man pleaded guilty in Brisbane's District Court to possessing child exploitation material and using a carriage service to access child pornography material.

The court heard the father was arrested in January 2015 by Australian Federal Police officers after a tip-off from the FBI in the United States.

Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

This was revealed by federal prosecutors  in court documents released Wednesday.

The agreement filed ahead of an expected court appearance by Fogle said he agrees to pay $1.4 million in restitution to 14 minor victims, who will each receive $100,000. Fogle will also be required to register as a sex offender and undergo treatment for sexual disorders.