AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that
the Child Exploitation Unit of his office arrested 52-year-old Charles Glenn
Koss, of Austin, Texas, on three counts of possession of child pornography, a
A CyberTipline report from the National Center for
Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) alerted the Child Exploitation Unit to
Koss, who reportedly uploaded child pornography to an online photo sharing and
storage service account.
While executing a search warrant at Koss’ residence,
investigators found images of child pornography on his cell phone.
Investigators seized several digital storage devices from his residence for
examination by the Digital Forensics Unit of the attorney general’s office.
Attorney General Paxton’s office works to protect
children by using the latest technology to track down some of the most
profoundly evil predators online. Since its inception, the Child Exploitation
Unit has made 329 arrests and obtained 589 convictions on charges for possession
of child pornography.
Paxton urges all parents and teachers to become aware of the risks children
face on the internet and take steps to help ensure their safety. If you suspect
someone is producing or downloading child pornography, you can report it to NCMEC.