Myrtle Beach man faces 7 counts child sexual exploitation after tip about chat room activity

Published: Mar. 8, 2023 at 9:11 AM EST|Updated: Mar. 8, 2023 at 1:25 PM EST
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - A Myrtle Beach man was arrested after a tip about alleged criminal activity on a chat room app.

The Horry County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) arrested Joshua Guiney, 24, of Myrtle Beach, on Tuesday.

Investigators received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about alleged criminal activity on the chat room app, Discord.

Guiney is charged with seven counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. No bond has been set.

This case will be prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office.