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Attorney General: Greer man solicited nude photos from minor on social media

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Joseph Charles Pate III (Source: Greenville Co. Detention) Joseph Charles Pate III (Source: Greenville Co. Detention)
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The South Carolina Attorney Generals' Office is prosecuting a case involving an Upstate man arrested after a child pornography investigation.

Investigators said after receiving a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, they launched an investigation into 42-year-old Joseph Charles Pate III of Greer.

According to officials, they have evidence Pate sent nude images to and solicited nude images from a minor using social media.

He was arrested and charged with five counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and one count of disseminating obsene material to a person under 18.

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