Olean Man Charged Federally With Producing Child Porn

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BUFFALO – An Olean man is charged by criminal complaint with production of child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. 

Jacob Tunison, 29, allegedly used one or more social media apps in November to communicate with a 13-year-old female, according to an investigation by the FBI, who received a tip from the Cuba, N.Y. Police Department regarding the possible sexual exploitation of a child using social media.







Tunison allegedly sent numerous lewd images of himself to the minor. In addition, Tunison allegedly solicited the minor to produce and send various images of herself to him.

Tunison made an appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael J. Roemer and is being held following a detention hearing. The charge carries a minimum penalty of 15 years in prison, a maximum penalty of 30 years, and a $250,000 fine.







The criminal complaint is the result of an investigation by the Cuba Police Department, under the direction of Chief Dustin Burch, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Jamestown Office, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Gary Loeffert.

 













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