NASA scientist booked for possessing child porn, says Report

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 01 August 2019, 05:12 PM
NASA scientist booked for possessing child porn, says Report (file photo)
NASA scientist booked for possessing child porn, says Report (file photo)

A scientist who has been working at NASA’s Johnson Space Center is charged with five counts of child porn possession. A CBS affiliated television station, Khou 11 reported that Scott Roger Messenger was arrested on July 23 on the charges were linked to a 2018 investigation which the Webster Police Department in Massachusetts.

As per the investigation, Scott Roger had shared hundred of child porn images from his computer. However, he claims that he had deleted them after downloading them accidently.

The police found eight child porn images and hundreds of child erotica images. However, the scientist also had anti-forensic software on the computer through which one can delte explicit search terms.    

First Published: Thursday, August 01, 2019 05:12 PM

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