The case was sent to the public prosecutor in Nordland. The prosecutor will assess the case and send it to the Attorney General with recommendation. The Attorney General will determine the prosecution in question.The police believe that the man may receive penalties between 1 and 21 years in prison.
During the investigation, Salten police worked on the preliminary screening and they detected physical sexual abuse of children from 10 years to 14. The police believe that the man has introduced himself as a 15 year old girl on the Internet, and he get the boys to perform sexual acts in front of webcams .
The Police in Salten also verified that more young boys have been subjected to the abuse via webcam, but they could not identify all of them. This lack of knowledge is attibuted to the rules for storing data, which made this part of the research difficult.