Indiana man convicted on child pornography charges against Lawrence, Kan., teen

A man from Ft. Wayne, Ind., has been convicted of using the Internet to attempt to sexually exploit a teenage girl from Lawrence, Kan., U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said in a news release.

According to the release, a Kansas City, Kan., federal jury convicted Brett J. Williamson, 37, on three counts of attempting to produce child pornography and three counts of attempting to entice a minor to engage in unlawful sexual activity.

The release reads Williamson posed as a 15-year-old boy on a teen dating site called Tagged.com. He befriended the teenage girl and coaxed her to perform sexual acts in Skype video chats.

Williamson will be sentenced at a later date. He faces 15 to 30 years and a fine up to $250,000 on each count of attempting to produce child pornography. He also faces more than 10 years and not more than life and a fine up to $250,000 on each count of enticement. 

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