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Shorewood man accused of creating fake social media accounts to harass victim, forcing him to have sex

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Matthew Cullen-Williams

SHOREWOOD — A Shorewood man is facing charges, accused of creating fake accounts on social media to harass a juvenile victim, whom he is accused of forcing to have sex with him.

Matthew Cullen-Williams, 19, is facing three felony charges and one misdemeanor:

  • Possession of child pornography by a person under the age of 18
  • Threats to communicate derogatory info.
  • Stalking, victim is under 18 years of age
  • Posts or publishes private representation without consent

According to a news release from the Wisconsin Department of Justice, the DOJ’s “Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force” and the Shorewood Police Department arrested Cullen-Williams of Shorewood.

A criminal complaint alleges that Cullen-Williams created over 16 fake accounts on multiple social media platforms to harass a juvenile victim, forced that victim to have sexual intercourse with Cullen-Williams through threats — and published sexually-explicit images of the victim without the victim’s consent.

After conducting a search warrant at the suspect’s residence, he was taken into custody on April 5. Cullen-Williams has an initial court appearance scheduled for April 12.

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