Akron man had more than 1,400 child porn images, federal officials say

Akron man had more than 1,400 child porn images, federal officials say

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - A registered sex offender in Akron was indicted by the federal grand jury after agents found child porn on his computer.

According to Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent Benjamin Shaw, Matthew Barlow, 38, was e-mailed 1,483 images of child porn.

Shaw said the images contained real minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

According to the federal indictment, Barlow received the images from Feb. 2016 through April 2020.

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