A report from the Unites States indicating a Queenslander was uploading child abuse material on online platforms including Snapchat, Dropbox and Instagram led to the arrest of a 52-year-old Moreton Bay man.
The Brisbane Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team raided a Morayfield home on February 18 this year where two mobile phones allegedly containing child abuse material were seized for forensic analysis.
The man was then charged with two counts of possessing or controlling child abuse material obtained or accessed using a carriage service and one count of using a carriage service for child abuse material.
In a separate case, a 54-year-old Moreton Bay man was charged with nine counts of possessing child abuse material obtained or accessed using a carriage service after electronic items, including were found.
Seven storage devices, two smart phones and a laptop among other items were seized during a raid on October 29 last year.
The man has been charged with nine counts of possessing child abuse material obtained or
accessed using a carriage service following the raid in Bellmere.
He came to the attention of police after the United States National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children reported a Queensland person was accessing child abuse material using Snapchat, Facebook and WhatsApp.