Wilcox County man arrested during GBI child pornography raid

DECATUR, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Wilcox County man is facing child pornography charges after he was arrested during a state wide investigation.

According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, 18-year-old George Adams is charged with computer pornography and child exploitation.

The GBI conducted the three-month long probe called “Operation MasqueRAID.” During the investigation, authorities executed 44 search warrants in 31 counties statewide. The purpose of the operation was to arrest people who possessed, produced, or distributed images of child pornography using the internet.

As of Wednesday afternoon, investigators seized 595 digital devices and made 18 arrests. More arrests are expected.

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