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Austin Wolf arrested on youngster pornography costs in NYC

In style homosexual porn star “Austin Wolf” was busted Friday on costs that he despatched and obtained a whole bunch of kid porn movies out of his Manhattan condo.

Justin Heath Smith, 43, who makes use of “Austin Wolf” as his stage identify, traded the horrific movies — together with one displaying a 10-year-old youngster sure and raped — with an nameless goal of an FBI probe on the encrypted app Telegram, authorities mentioned.

An undercover FBI agent then used that individual’s Telegram account to talk with Smith and ensure his determine, court docket papers mentioned.

The feds raided Smith’s Manhattan condo in April and located round 200 movies containing youngster porn on an SD card contained in the grownup movie star’s pc room, the criticism alleges.

Smith, carrying a tight-fitted athletic grey shirt and blue denims, was ordered held with out bail at a listening to in Manhattan federal court docket Friday afternoon.

Prosecutor Getzel Berger described him as a “hazard to youngsters on-line, hazard to youngsters offline, hazard to youngsters in all places.”

His lawyer, Michael Baldassare, had urged US Justice of the Peace Choose Robyn F. Tarnofsky to order Smith, who has no legal historical past, held as a substitute on 24-hour home arrest with GPS monitoring.

The legal professional pressed the decide to not ship Smith to Brooklyn’s troubled Metropolitan Detention Heart, which is on a 23-hour-a day lockdown after an inmate was stabbed to demise earlier this month.

Baldassare argued that his proposed restrictions would make Smith’s “condo the MDC” — however would “let him eat, bathe, not get murdered” and never have a cell stuffed with maggots.

However Tarnofsky, calling the allegations, “very troubling,” mentioned from the bench that releasing Smith “couldn’t moderately guarantee the security of the neighborhood.”

Smith is charged with one depend every of distribution and receipt of kid pornography and possession of kid pornography.

He faces a compulsory minimal sentence of 5 years in jail, and a max of 20 years, if convicted on the highest depend.

As federal marshals led him out of the courtroom, Smith turned to face his life accomplice of 10 years, who was sitting within the courtroom gallery, and mouthed, “I’m sorry.”

He’s due again in court docket for an preliminary listening to on July 29.

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