Veteran Reporter Charged with Child Abuse Material

A Current Affair reporter Ben McCormack has been charged with sending child pornography material following a police raid at Nine Network’s office on Thursday morning.

The Channel Nine journalist was taken to Redfern Police Station where he was charged with using a carriage service for child pornography material and engaging in sexually explicit conversations with an adult male about children.

Detectives had been investigating McCormack after being tipped off by the Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team. Police searched McCormack’s home in Alexandria and his office at Willoughby where they seized computers, a mobile phone and electronic storage devices.

The Nine Network has suspended McCormack.

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