October 4, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO — A 32-year-old man has been arrested and charged with a number of counts of manufacturing youngster pornography, and federal authorities say they’ve gathered proof he sexually abused a minimum of 4 boys and propositioned others.

Henry Muller was indicted this month on fees of kid pornography manufacturing, distributing youngster pornography and receiving youngster pornography. In court docket data, prosecutors described him as a San Francisco resident who labored for United Airways at San Francisco Worldwide Airport.

Muller stays in federal custody at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, data present. His subsequent court docket date has been set for the top of August.

In court docket filings, prosecutors allege that authorities have been interviewing an 18-year-old man in an unrelated youngster exploitation case when he revealed he’d been abused by Muller when he was 17. The investigation led to go looking warrants being served at Muller’s dwelling and work locker, resulting in the invention of greater than 800 images and 60 movies depicting youngster pornography, prosecutors say.

However Muller wasn’t simply possessing youngster pornography, in response to the indictment. In July 2022, he allegedly sexually abused a15-year-old boy he met on a courting app at Muller’s San Francisco dwelling. He’s additionally accused of repeatedly molesting a boy who was 13-14 years outdated on the time, and likewise allegedly mentioned desirous to sexually abuse a 9-year-old boy.

It is usually alleged that Muller recorded himself sexually abusing the 15-year-old and shared the video with a minimum of one different particular person.

When one 17-year-old Muller was speaking to on-line confirmed he hadn’t turned 18 and that their conduct was “mainly rape,” Muller allegedly replied, “positively rape” and adopted it up with a lewd remark reveling in the truth that the teenager was “underage,” prosecutors stated.

In one other dialog, Muller allegedly stated the 2 “might brainwash the cutest child at a foster dwelling and making him into their intercourse slave,” in response to prosecutors.

If convicted of kid pornography manufacturing, Muller faces between 15 and 30 years in federal jail, in response to the indictment.