CONCORD, N.H. (AP) A California man is going to federal prison for 25 years for persuading underage girls in New Hampshire to send him sexually explicit images.
The New Hampshire office of the United States Attorney says that 35-year-old Michael Gutierrez, of Pomona, California, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Concord.
Court documents say Gutierrez contacted minor females in New Hampshire through social media while claiming to be a 14-year-old female. After the girls provided some images, Gutierrez demanded more, threatening to distribute the images they'd already provided if they didn't comply.
Gutierrez collected the images in 2015 and 2016.
In late 2016, a mother of one of the victims discovered the demands made by Gutierrez and called the FBI.
Gutierrez's attorney did not return a call Tuesday seeking comment.
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