NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WFXG) - A North Augusta man has been arrested in connection to the sexual exploitation of a minor, according to Attorney General Alan Wilson.

Twenty-year-old Michael Joseph Carter is charged with two counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and four counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. Carter allegedly possessed and distributed child sexual abuse material. Wilson says investigation received a tip from the Nation Center for Missing and Exploited Children, which led them to Carter.

Investigators arrested Carter on Aug. 8. The Attorney General's Office will prosecute his case.

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