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Phoenix man accused of filming sex with juveniles

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A Phoenix man is in custody for allegedly filming himself having sex with girls and women without their knowledge.

Officers say he put a hidden camera on the balcony of a woman's apartment, and during the investigation into that case, learned of something much more serious.

When police seized a computer belonging to Donald Lee Linville, a former marine, they say they found all sorts of sex crimes documented.

Now investigators are trying to identify more alleged victims who were unknowingly recorded having sex with the man. Some of them they believe are underage.

The 23-year-old former Marine is charged with 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and 2 counts of unlawfully recording women. More charges may be coming.

Investigators say they found video on Linville's computer of him having sex with six women in his Ahwatukee apartments. At least one victim, they say, is 15 years old.

"Of the 3 females they were able to identify, none of them knew they were being recorded at the time of the sex acts which is a felony in the state of Arizona," said Phoenix Police Sgt. Trent Crump.

A 21-year-old woman who used to have a relationship with Linville in 2011 called FOX 10 Tuesday night to share her story. She did not want to be identified.

"At first I didn't think he was a bad guy, then he just started having that weird vibe about him, where it was like ok something's not right about you. He had this controlling very sexual type of attitude about him... I hope I wasn't one of the girls that was videotaped. He had his laptop facing, where its like ok there's a webcam on there, is something going to be recorded and you're not saying anything? I hope he gets what he deserves, that's all there is."

Police are still trying to identify 3 other women seen in the videos. Police say they also found child pornography on his computer.

"Literally dozens and dozens of images of child pornography that when our experts look at the photographs believe these children are well under the age of 12, some of them 4, 5, 6 years of age."

Now, police say a 4-year-old boy is alleging Linville tried to victimize him while babysitting. That case is being reviewed by prosecutors.

"So there are a wide range of sex crimes being committed by the individual and so what the issue is or what his problem is, we don't know," said Crump.

Linville is in jail on an $18,000 cash only bond.

Investigators are still trying to identify three victims they believe were unknowingly videotaped. They think another one of them could be underage.

The woman who called us said she planned to call police to see if she was in fact videotaped.

If you have any information, call police.

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