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Man Named In Child Porn Hearing Nabbed

Authorities on Monday arrested a 28-year-old man who was accused at a federal hearing in April of molesting a teenage boy.

Ken Gourlay was arrested at his Detroit home and charged with 10 felony counts related to child sexual abuse.

His name surfaced during a U.S. House panel's investigation of the sexual exploitation of children over the Internet.

Justin Berry, 19, who for five years starred in his own Internet child pornography business, told the panel the Justice Department was moving too slowly to round up 1,500 pedophiles whom he had identified last year.

Berry told Congress he gave the Justice Department the goods on Gourlay and 1500 child porn clients last year. Yet, Berry said that he had "never been asked by law enforcement about any of the 1,500 names I provided them. Some of those who molested me, like Mr. Gourlay – who made all of this possible –are continuing to live their lives, unaware or uncaring about any government inquiry."

At the hearing, Berry said he was 13 when he met Gourlay online, and was persuaded to attend a computer camp at the University of Michigan. He said Gourlay picked him up at the camp one day and molested him repeatedly at Gourlay's home. Berry also claims he ended up having a long-term relationship with Gourley, who got Berry into the Internet child porn world, CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson reports.

"With the help of my family and a psychologist, I now understand that my molestation by Ken was a turning point that set me on a path to self-destruction," Berry testified.

Gourlay, who was at the committee hearing, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.

Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox said his office began investigating as soon as he heard about Berry's case. Michigan state officials first searched Gourlay's apartment and confiscated 30 hard drives, as well as a hard drive with thousands of pictures belonging to Gourlay's roommate, Edward Mulak, 23, whom they arrested last week, Attkisson reports.

Mulak was charged with felony possession of child pornography, after authorities seized some 48,000 photos on Mulak's computer hard drive, some allegedly of underage boys, Attkisson reported.

Berry's story of a lonely teenager who sought friends on the Internet but instead grew rich attracting pedophiles was reported in December by The New York Times.

Gourlay was arraigned Monday in Washtenaw County and was being held on $500,000 bail.

A jail official said he could not relay a message seeking comment to Gourlay. He also said he did know whether Gourlay had a lawyer.

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