CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been sentenced to 23 years in federal prison on a charge of sexual exploitation of a minor.
Robert Corleto, 43, of Hudson, used a social media account to entice and coerce a minor to take images of herself engaging in sexually explicit conduct, according to court documents sand statements.
One of his images was sent to an undercover police officer earlier this month. Police obtained a warrant to search Corleto’s cellphone, which showed he had images depicting the girl, as well as other children.
Corleto, who pleaded guilty in December, was sentenced on Friday.
“This case illustrates how easy it is for a child to be victimized in the safety of their own home, and the need to talk to them about the steps they should take to safeguard their safety,” Joseph Bonavolonta, special agent in charge of the FBI Boston division, said in a statement.
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