The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public’s
assistance with obtaining identifying information regarding an
unknown male who may have critical information pertaining to the
identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation
investigation. Photographs and an informational poster depicting the unknown individual, known only as John Doe 45, are being disseminated to the public.
Initial video of
the unidentified male, John Doe 45, shown with a child were first
recorded by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
in June 2020. The EXIF data embedded within the video files indicated
that the files were produced between January 2019 and April 2019.