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Moorhead Man Sentenced for Producing Child Pornography

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A Moorhead man will serve 30 years in prison for possession and production of child pornography.  Dustin Muscha, 33, was convicted of sexual exploitation of minors and two counts of material possession involving the exploitation of minors.

The investigation began after Muscha lost his cell phone, and a private citizen turned it over to the Sprint retailer in Fargo. The store manager turned on the phone and discovered child pornography. The phone was turned over to law enforcement who learned the phone number was registered to Muscha.

Investigators found hundreds of child pornographic files on Muscha's phone, including four videos he created. More child pornography was later in his home and a storage shed.

Muscha will serve 30 years in jail, followed by a lifetime of supervised release. Restitution will be determined at a later date.

 

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