Feds: Woman sent boyfriend nude photos of 4-year-old son

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IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. —

A 4-year-old boy was rescued during a disturbing child pornography investigation that started on Craigslist.

A six-page federal complaint shows how a national search ended in Iredell County.
 
It details a disturbing abuse case, but there is one positive thing that happened -- the boy is now safe and in foster care.
 
Investigators said they found child porn uploaded to Craigslist by a man in Texas.
 
They searched the man's email and tracked images to another man in Tennessee, who admitted he got the photos of the boy from his ex-girlfriend in Olin in Iredell County.
 
The documents said those images showed "a nude prepubescent male in a bathtub."

Investigators said when they tracked that woman down, she admitted "she had taken nude photographs" of her son and sent them to her boyfriend.
 
Channel 9 is not naming the woman to protect the boy's identity.
 
She is facing charges for producing and distributing child porn.

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