Nashville man accused of sharing sexually explicit videos of boys to undercover FBI agent

Posted at 3:20 PM, Nov 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-19 16:20:16-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Nashville man is accused of sharing sexually explicit videos of minors online to an undercover FBI agent.

According to the arrest warrant, Jason L. Ward used his computer to display videos of young boys being sexually abused on August 23. From New York City, FBI agents went undercover using an online video conference website during which Ward is accused of sharing the videos.

Through subpoenas of the website and AT&T, the FBI was able to identify Ward.

On November 18, Ward was interviewed by FBI agents when he admitted that the videos were his and on his computer, the arrest warrant says.

Ward was then arrested and charged for sexual exploitation of a minor, aggravated one to 25 items and sexual exploitation of a minor, 50 or less items.