Talent agent accused of child molestation jailed after nationwide warrant issued

A Minnesota talent agent accused of molesting two aspiring young actors was booked in jail Tuesday, a day after a nationwide warrant was issued for his arrest, MyFoxTwinCities reported.

Matthew David Feeney, 43, is to be charged with two felony counts of criminal sexual conduct. The agent allegedly engaged in sexual contact with the victims, brothers aged nine and 15.

Feeney met the brothers through an entertainment company where he is the owner and casting director.

According to MyFoxTwinCities, Feeney befriended the brothers and their parents and began providing the boys with casting opportunities and acting courses. The mother considered Feeney a family friend and trusted him with her sons.

The agent was known for having children over his home to watch movies and spend the night. He often text messaged the boys.

Authorities worry there may be more victims, MyFoxTwinCities reported.

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