Moyock man charged with 10 counts of exploiting a minor


A 36-year-old Moyock man has been charged with multiple felony counts of exploitation of a minor.

According to a press release, members of the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office’s Criminal Investigation Division and Homeland Security Investigations executed a search warrant at a home in the Eagle Creek neighborhood on Wednesday.

Raffaele Joseph Hanauer was charged with ten counts of second degree child exploitation of a minor. He was booked into the Currituck County Detention Center, with bond set at $200,000.

The sheriff’s office said investigators had no reason to believe that anyone related to the suspect had any knowledge of the activities taking place, but no other details about the case have been released.

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