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Hackensack Man Charged with Distribution of Child Pornography

By kcora on
Hackensack

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of Rahvae Richards, 24, of Hackensack, on charges of endangering the welfare of a child, specifically for the distribution of videos depicting child exploitation.

Richards was arrested on Friday, October 2, 2015 without incident subsequent to a search warrant that was executed at his residence.

The investigation revealed that Richards was using the Internet to distribute images and videos of child pornography utilizing a file sharing program. In this case, the videos depicted pre-pubescent children engaged in sexual acts.

He was charged with one (1) count of endangering the welfare of a child for the distribution of the aforementioned videos.

Bail for Richards was set by the Honorable James J. Guida, J.S.C. at $100,000.00 with no ten percent option.

Additionally, Richards must surrender his passport as a condition of bail. He was remanded to the Bergen County Jail in lieu of bail.