FBI: Man arrested for thousands of child porn images, video

FBI: Man arrested for thousands of child porn images, video

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Over 5,000 pictures and videos of child pornography lead to the arrest of one man.

According to the FBI, agents arrested 33-year-old Joseph Rivera on Nov. 6 on Child Pornography charges.

Rivera, a New Orleans resident, was allegedly in possession of approximately 5,500 images and 150 videos of child pornography.

The FBI New Orleans Division's Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force along with the U.S.Attorney's Office Eastern District of Louisiana indicted Rivera on one count Receipt of Child Pornography and one count Possession of Child Pornography.

More charges may be filed as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information about victims of child pornography or persons distributing child pornography are encouraged to contact the FBI New Orleans Division at 504-816-3000 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE LOST (1-800-843-5678). For additional information on FBI programs or cases on the internet, please visit FBI.gov.

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