Subject Wanted for Unlawful Sexual Acts with Minors

Subject wanted for multiple counts of unlawful sexual activity with minors arrested as he returns to the United States FSS: 794.05

Case Number: 2021-17649

When:  August 5, 2021 at 1055 hours

Arrested: Ehab Moustafa Ghoneim, W/M, 51 years old

What: In March 2021 the Pinellas Park Police Department received information that subject Ehab Ghoneim had engaged in unlawful sexual acts with minors at his residence in Pinellas Park. A subsequent investigation revealed Ghoneim met his victims while he volunteered as the Youth Director at a mosque in the Tampa Bay area. While the detectives have been able to locate and identify at least five victim's to date, it is believed there may be more.

In partnership with the United States Marshals Service and United States Customs, Ghoneim was taken into custody in Chicago as he returned to the U.S. from Egypt. Ehab Ghoneim will ultimately be extradited to Pinellas County. He has been charged with three counts of unlawful sexual activity with minors.

Ehab Ghoneim also has ties to a mosque in the New Jersey area. Any persons having information regarding this subject is asked to contact the Pinellas Park Police Department.

Released by Sgt. R. Pohl, PIO

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