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Saskatoon man charged with downloading, sharing child pornography

File photo dated 06/08/13 of someone using a laptop. A Saskatoon man has been charged by the Saskatchewan ICE unit with downloading and sharing child pornography.
File photo dated 06/08/13 of someone using a laptop. A Saskatoon man has been charged by the Saskatchewan ICE unit with downloading and sharing child pornography. File photo

A Saskatoon man is accused of downloading and sharing child pornography.

Demetris Mastrogiannopoulos, 28, was arrested at a home in Saskatoon on Thursday by members of the Saskatchewan internet child exploitation (ICE) unit.

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ICE started an investigation on Oct. 8 into the downloading and sharing of child pornography using a peer-to-peer network.

Investigators were able to identify a location in Saskatoon where it was believed the offences were happening.

Police searched the home on Nov. 9 and seized multiple computer devices.

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Mastrogiannopoulos was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography, making child pornography available and accessing child pornography.

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He appeared Friday morning in Saskatoon provincial court.

ICE members continue to investigate.