Jan Rouven Arrested On Child Pornography Charges
A Las Vegas Strip illusionist from Germany has been arrested on a federal child porn charge.
Jan Rouven Fuechtener pleaded not guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to one charge of receipt or distribution of child pornography, and was ordered jailed pending trial as a danger to the community and a flight risk.
Using the name Jan Rouven, the 38-year-old headlines the "The New Illusions" show at the Tropicana hotel-casino.
Officials there told the Las Vegas Review-Journal the show was canceled Wednesday, and no tickets were being sold for the rest of the week.
A criminal complaint says the FBI traced a computer user named "Lars45" to Fuechtner, and found more than 250 videos and images of very young children on a personal computer at his Las Vegas home.