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Fargo man accused of sex assault after 15-year-old's mom finds naked photos on cellphone

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By Emily Welker / The Forum

FARGO – A Fargo man faces luring and sexual assault charges after the mother of a 15-year-old girl allegedly found nude photos of him and the girl on her daughter’s Hangout cellphone app.


Benjamin Carter Sharff, 36, was charged Wednesday in Cass County District Court with two counts of luring a minor by computer and one count of sexual assault, all Class C felonies.

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