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Man Hit With Child Porn Charges Over Purported Anti-Trump Facebook Post

May 03, 2018 - 7:58 am
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DALLAS, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a Pennsylvania man posted a graphic picture of a nude infant on Facebook to express his feelings about President Donald Trump, leading to child pornography charges.
 
The (Wilkes-Barre) Citizens' Voice reports that 46-year-old Peter Austin Frateschi, of Back Mountain, told Luzerne County detectives he found the image in a Google search and that the naked bottom represented his view of Trump.
 
They say he told them he ``may have been intoxicated'' and never would have posted it had he known that the image depicted an infant girl since ``that kind of stuff disgusts him.''
 
Investigators said they were unable to find the image in a Google search. Frateschi was charged with child pornography and criminal use of a communication facility.

His attorney didn't immediately return a call seeking comment.