MARLBORO — A city man already facing child rape charges and child pornography-related charges in state court is now facing federal child exploitation charges.
Federal authorities arrested Philip Raymond, 64, on Thursday at his 43 Chase Road home on a warrant.
Raymond is charged with 13 counts of sexual exploitation of children.
The charges stem from Raymond’s state charges.
Marlboro police first arrested Raymond in March 2019. In that case, a girl told police that Raymond had sexually assaulted her over a four-year period starting when she was 8 years old.
In that case, Raymond is charged with three counts of rape of a child by force; two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under the age of 14; and possession of child pornography.
When police were conducting an investigation, they found an external hard drive connected to a computer in Raymond’s home. While police could not access the hard drive, they suspected it contained evidence.
It took eight months and the help of the U.S. Secret Service to crack the hard drive’s security, but once they did, authorities discovered there may be as many as 15 new victims.
Marlboro police arrested Raymond again in February and charged him with one count each of aggravated rape of a child and aggravated indecent assault and battery of a child younger than 14; 10 counts of photographing a nude child; and two counts of photographing a child in a sexual act.
Both of the state cases are ongoing in Middlesex Superior Court.
Authorities say Raymond set up a “spycam” in his bedroom, which caught video of several girls in various stages of undress. Authorities said in one video, Raymond is seen groping a girl who appeared to be about 4 years old and appeared to be unconscious.
According to the federal indictment, which was unsealed Friday, the 13 victims ranged in age from 4 to 14 years old. The earliest recording appeared to be in 2004 and the newest around 2014.
In each indictment, it said Raymond recorded the girls with the intention of transmitting the recordings to others via computer.
Raymond faces as much as 30 years in federal prison for each count of sexual exploitation of children.
He was scheduled to appear Friday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Boston.