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Dad Accused of Child Porn Says He Made Innocent Home Movies

A Minnesota State University football coach accused of producing child porn has made his first public statements since his August arrest. During a hearing Wednesday, Todd Hoffner told a judge that the videos showing his three young children in the nude are nothing more than recordings of the kids goofing around. “There was nothing inappropriate about any of these videos,” he said.

Dad Says He Made Innocent Home Movies; Prosecutors Say He’s a Child Pornographer

A Eagle Lake, Minn., couple are fighting back against charges that University of Minnesota at Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner made child porn using his own kids. Hoffner and his wife Melodee insist the videos in question are innocent family home movies. “My family does what every family does. We take videos and pictures of our kids in all their craziness,” said Melodee.

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