Former TSA agent charged with production of child pornography

ByThe Cleveland Advocate
Tuesday, August 4, 2015

HOUSTON -- A 27-year-old man from the North Houston area appeared in federal court Monday, Aug. 3, on charges of sexual exploitation of a child, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Christopher Lynn Persky was arrested over the weekend upon the filing of a federal criminal complaint alleging he produced child pornography.

Persky made an initial appearance before U.S. District Judge Mary Milloy, at which time he was ordered temporarily into custody pending a probable cause and detention hearing set for Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.

Court documents allege that Persky claimed to work for the Department of Homeland Security - Transportation Security Administration (TSA). At the hearing today, Persky told the court he has now been fired.

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