Authorities: Egg Harbor City man led child pornography network

Atlantic County officials announced child pornography charges against an Egg Harbor City man.

Friday, March 23, members of the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force arrested 49-year-old Joseph McCormick. McCormick has been charged with distribution of child pornography, possession of child pornography, leader of a child pornography network, among other related charges.

The search warrant was executed March 20 at McCormick's residence.

Investigators say the charge of leader of a child pornography network is a new charge in the state of New Jersey. It is the first time the charged is being used in Atlantic County.