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Police: Florida Pastor Bought Child Pornography with Cryptocurrency

Posted on AllSides June 22nd, 2024
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A baptist pastor in Florida has been arrested on child pornography charges after he allegedly used cryptocurrency to purchase online child sexual abuse material. Jonathan Edward Elwing, senior pastor of Palm View Baptist Church, was taken into custody on Friday by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office after they executed a search warrant at the church and his home, ABC7 reported. Detectives from the department’s Internet Crimes Against Children began investigating Thursday after receiving information that the Palmetto man had allegedly made an online purchase of the illegal material. Upon searching...

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