Former State Senator Shortey indicted on counts of child pornography, sex trafficking

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OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — A former state senator accused of engaging in child prostitution was hit with federal charges Wednesday.
The US Attorney's Office reports Ralph Shortey appeared in federal court for the unsealing of an indictment of two counts of transporting child pornography, one count of producing child pornography and one count of sex trafficking. The new federal charges stem from an FBI search of his house. The US Attorney's Office reports that state charges, filed in Cleveland County, will be dropped in lieu of the federal charges.

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