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Frankfort man charged with child porn

Mark B. Smith | Supplied phofrom Frankfort police

Mark B. Smith | Supplied photo from Frankfort police

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Updated: December 2, 2013 12:11PM



A Frankfort man who allegedly distributed pornographic images of children as young as 9 has been charged with possession of child pornography, authorities said.

Mark B. Smith, 53, of the 400 block of Lincoln Avenue, is charged with six counts of possession of child porn, according to the Will County state’s attorney’s office.

It said multiple law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant Wednesday at Smith’s home after a two-month investigation.

Smith also was downloading and distributing videos of children involved in sexual encounters with adults, according to prosecutors.

The state’s attorney’s High Technology Crime Unit, Frankfort police, the Illinois attorney general’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the U.S. Secret Service investigated the case.

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