Crackdown He faces up to seven years in prison and a fine of 100,000 euros
The man was taken into custody and presented to the Dijon prosecutor's office. — Diarmid COURREGES/AFP
The mayor of a municipality “of around 800 inhabitants” in Côte-d’Or, which has not been clarified, has been placed on guard at; seen as part of a vast crackdown against child pornography. At the end of his custody at view, he admitted “some of the charges” namely dissemination, possession and acquisition of the image of a minor to pornographic character, indicated the public prosecutor at; Dijon, Olivier Caracotch.
The suspect, whose identity has not been revealed, was the subject of a summons on the minutes, which allows a rapid judgment, for a trial on April 26, 2023, specifies the prosecutor in a press release. . His placement under judicial supervision until the hearing date has been set. asked by the floor, add the text.
Up to seven years in prison and a fine of 100,000 euros
The exploitation of the computer equipment he was using revealed “image and video files featuring minors from 5 to; 15, in suggestive poses, or having sex with each other or with adults,” The man faces maximum penalties of seven years in prison and 100,000 euros in fines.
48 men have been ; arrested this week in France during a major dragnet, suspected of having downloaded and consulted massively pornographic photos and videos featuring children, according to a source familiar with the matter. The operation, coordinated by the Central Office for the Suppression of Violence against Persons (OCRVP), mobilized several judicial police services in mainland France since Monday.