Joshua Breckel, from Illinois, was sentenced to 35 years after pleading guilty to counts of receiving child pornography and interstate transmission of a threat with the intent of extortion. A southern Illinois man who admitted to using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Joshua Breckel, 21, of Mascoutah, was accused in US District Court of using social media to obtain sexually explicit images and videos from girls as young as 10 throughout the US. He pleaded guilty to several charges, including receiving child pornography and interstate transmission of a threat with the intent of extortion. Breckel engaged in the activity from until his arrest in July
His case has drawn national scrutiny, but North Carolina's controversial law isn't unique. States require people convicted of various sex-related offenses to publicly register as sex offenders. They don't always make exceptions for kids, even if their cases are adjudicated in juvenile court. Marsha Levick, deputy director and chief counsel at the Juvenile Law Center, said that youth are unlikely to get in trouble for possessing nude selfies. Possessing a nude photo of yourself does not really fit that definition or concern ," she told The Huffington Post.
Man gets 35 years for blackmailing girls for nude photos
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