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Anderson man accused of distributing child porn

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Joel Lyon (Source: Anderson Co. Detention) Joel Lyon (Source: Anderson Co. Detention)
ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The South Carolina Attorney General's Office is prosecuting the case against an Upstate man accused of distributing child pornography.

Officials said 52-year-old Joel Scott Lyon was arrested on 15 charges connected to child sex crimes. He is facing five counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and 10 counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Lyon was involved in distributing child pornography via a file-sharing network, according to investigators.

He was taken into custody on Wednesday by the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.

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