Solihull man charged with Home Office website attack and possessing indecent images of children

A Solihull man will appear in court this morning (22nd October) charged with computer misuse offences and possessing indecent images of children.

Charlton George Ripley Floate, of Glendon Way in Dorridge, is charged with conspiracy to commit computer misuse, possessing indecent images of children, possessing prohibited images of children and possession of extreme pornography.

The self-employed 18-year-old was remanded in custody and will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court this morning to hear the allegations.

Floate was arrested after an investigation into a DDOS (distributed denial of service) attack on the Home Office website in January 2013.

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