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Jun 19, 2013 7:12 AM by ASSOCIATED PRESS

Former USC professor arrested in Mexico


LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former University of Southern California professor indicted on child sexual abuse charges has been arrested in Mexico, a day after being added to the FBI's list of the Ten Most Wanted fugitives.

KCBS-TV reports 64-year-old Walter Williams was taken into custody Tuesday.

Williams was wanted for the alleged sexual exploitation of children and traveling abroad to engage in illicit sex acts with children.

The former Palm Springs resident was charged in an indictment filed in Los Angeles federal court.

On Monday he was the added to the FBI's regularly updated list of the most wanted fugitives.

Williams was a professor of gender and sexuality studies at USC until 2011.

A call to the FBI by The Associated Press seeking additional details was not immediately returned.

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Information from: KCBS-TV, http://www.cbs2.com/

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