A Hamilton mother is facing child porn charges over allegations she took pictures of her own children and sent them overseas to a penpal.
Members of the Hamilton Police Internet Child Exploitation Unit were alerted on January 22nd that a London, England man had been arrested for possession of indecent images of children.
Further investigation by British authorities determined the material came from a Hamilton woman.
The accused was arrested this morning at work in Toronto and computers from her home have been seized.
Police say three children in the home have been removed and the Catholic Children's Aid Society has been notified.
A 46-year-old is charged with making, possessing and distributing child pornography.
Her name is not being released to protect the vicitms.