Former Qualcomm Employee Faces Child Porn Charges

Co-worker found images of child pornography on Tierrasanta man's work computer

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    Daniel Nemanich, pictured above, was arrested Friday after an FBI investigation.

    A former Qualcomm employee appeared in court Monday after a fellow worker reportedly found child porn on his computer.

    Daniel Nemanich was arrested in his Tierrasanta home Friday after a security engineer at Qualcomm tipped FBI agents to three videos he found on Nemanich's work-issued laptop, a federal complaint stated.

    Tierrasanta Man Arrested in Child Porn Case

    [DGO] Tierrasanta Man Arrested in Child Porn Case
    FBI agents say Daniel Nemanich of Tierrasanta downloaded thousands of child porn images and videos. NBC 7's Tony Shin spoke with neighbors of the a father of two, who has another child on the way. (Published Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012)

    The videos, found in February, depicted both girls and boys performing oral sex on adult males.

    FBI agents then served a search warrant at Nemanich's home -- during which he admitted to FBI agents that he received and possessed the images, the complaint read.

    After the search warrant was served Nemanich's laptop, agents then searched his home and examined two other computers and other digital devices. They found thousands of images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

    Nemanich reportedly told agents that he typically downloaded the images and then deleted them.

    At his hearing Monday, a federal judge set his bail at $50,000 on the condition that he submit to psychiatric counseling, participate in a computer monitoring program, and not use any social networking sites, among other conditions.

    A Qualcomm spokesperson said that Nemanich no longer works for Qualcomm.

    Check back for updates on this developing story.

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