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Two Men, 31 and 40, Charged for Trying to Sexually Groom Young Girls Online in Exploitation Sting

Two men have been charged after a NSW probe into online child exploitation.

A 40-year-old man from the Northern Rivers area was arrested on Tuesday at and later charged with using a carriage service to procure a person under 16-years-old for sexual activity.

Police will allege in court that the man believed he was speaking to a 13-year-old girl, and engaged in sexually-explicit conversations with the supposed child and made arrangements to meet her in person.

Two men have been charged after a NSW probe into online child exploitation

A 40-year-old man from the Northern Rivers area was arrested on Tuesday

He was refused bail and will appear at Lismore Local Court on Wednesday.

A 31-year-old man was also arrested at a business at Alstonville on Monday.

Police will allege in court that this man believed he was speaking to a 14-year-old girl, that he made numerous sexually explicit comments regarding the child, and he sent the supposed child abuse material.

He was charged with using a carriage service to groom a person under 16-years-old for sexual activity.

He was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Lismore Local Court on February 5.

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