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SACRAMENTO - An inspector for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is facing an attempted production of child pornography charge after a Craigslist ad was traced to a federal computer.

George Hristovski of Elverta, in Sacramento County, was booked into Sacramento County jail Tuesday. Court documents state that Hristovski admitted to soliciting sexually explicit photographs from a 13-year-old and her mother on multiple occasions.

News10 spoke with a woman who identified herself as Hristovski's wife. She said the charges were false.

Court documents state that an undercover investigator for the Placer County Sheriff's Department found an ad in the Casual Encounters section of Craigslist from a man named "Greg" seeking sex with a "daughter or step-daughter." The investigator responded to the ad and posed as a mom, "Heather" who had a 13-year-old daughter, "Megan."

Over the course of several email exchanges, "Greg," "Megan" and "Heather" exchanged desires to meet and engage in sexual intercourse. "Greg" sent multiple photos of himself to the investigator, who shared photos of a deputy and sheriff's department employee who agreed to participate in the investigation.

After several exchanges between "Megan" and Greg," the FBI obtained a search warrant for information from Craigslist and Yahoo, which was the host for an email account involved in the exchanges.

In July, documents provided to investigators from both companies revealed multiple email accounts connected to several Craigslist ads published by "Greg" as well as two IP addresses: one owned by Comcast and another owned by the Department of Homeland Security.

Further investigation of the IP addresses and emails revealed "Greg" to be Hristovski, court documents state.

A LinkedIn search by News10 revealed Hristovski worked for the Department of Homeland Security.

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