Scott Eric Fernquist (Image: Lexington County Detention Center)
Lexington, SC (WLTX) - A Lexington man is accused of uploading to the internet images of minors being sexual assaulted.
Scott Eric Fernquist, 18, is facing 11 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.
A cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children prompted the investigation.
Investigators say back on April 6, Fernquist uploaded image files showing girls between the ages of 4 and 14 being sexually assaulted by men.
The charges are a felony, and are punishable by two to ten years imprisonment on each count.