Local Man Facing 40 Years for Child Sexually Abusive Material and Extortion

Sault Ste. Marie, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes
Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the arrest of Marquis Anthonie Harmon 20, for child sexually abusive activity and extortion.

Harmon was arrested following an investigation which was initiated when it was learned Harmon was
viewing files of child sexually abusive material on the internet. A search of his residence resulted in
digital evidence being seized.

Harmon was charged with one count of child sexually abusive activity and one count of extortion.

Harmon was arraigned in the 91 st District Court on Thursday, May 30.

If convicted, Harmon faces up to 20 years in prison for the child sexually abusive activity and 20 years in prison for extortion.

The MSP Computer Crimes Unit encourages parents to speak to their children and family members about safe use of the internet. There are many resources available to assist in keeping people safe online. The MSP ICAC Task Force provides a comprehensive list of resources on their website at
http://www.michiganicac.com .

If you have information regarding possible child sexual exploitation, report it to the CyberTipline at
http://www.missingkids.org/cybertipline .

EUP News Staff

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