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A Penn Township man is accused of using fake Facebook accounts to send child pornography and entice minors to send him images, according to a news release from the Attorney General's Office.

Alfons Joseph Augustine Jr., 44, of 4 Mountain Ash Drive, remains in York County Prison in lieu of $250,000 bail, charged with 65 counts of distribution of child pornography, 30 counts of possession of child pornography, two counts each of solicitation of sexual abuse of children, unlawful contact with a minor and corruption of minors, and one count of criminal use of a communication facility, according to the release.

He was arrested because of an investigation stemming from several cybertips submitted to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, according to the release.

Augustine allegedly used fake names to target young teenage males on Facebook. The Attorney General's Office said he used the following names to talk to the teens: Ryan Quinn, Brayden Beisser, Tyler Callahan, Ethan Bartulio, Amber Crooks, Emily Hopkins and Matt Bryce.

Any parent who believes their child may have had contact with anyone using those names is asked to call the Office of Attorney General's Child Predator Helpline at 1-800-385-1044.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.

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