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Celebrity YouTuber Austin Jones bags 10 years imprisonment for child pornography

Celebrity YouTuber Austin Jones bags 10 years imprisonment for child pornography

Celebrity YouTuber Austin Jones bags 10 years imprisonment for child pornography

Austin Jones

Popular Youtube creator and singer has been sentenced to 10 years. For manipulating underage girls to send him nude and sexually explicit photos and videos of themselves. The 26-year-old YouTube star Austin Jones from Bloomingdale Illinois has pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography. The American Justice Department said in a press release.

 

In a plea agreement, Jones admitted to chatting and exploiting six underages girls on Facebook. Asking them to provide him with pornographic videos of themselves while twerking and doing other nasty stuff.

 

Jones told them to prove that they were his biggest fans by producing the videos and sending them to him. He further manipulated them by promising them that he could help them in gaining more Instagram followers. Investigators said he lied to the girls that the videos were part of a modelling opportunity. Also, he would help them in their modelling careers.

 

Prosecutors also said that he used Facebook more than 30 times trying to persuade the minors to send him nude videos of themselves twerking.

Celebrity YouTuber Austin Jones bags 10 years imprisonment for child pornography

Katherine Neff, Assistant US attorney said “Production and receipt of child pornography are serious offences that threaten the safety of our children and our communities. Jones actions took something away from the victims and their families that they will never be able to take back.”

Austin Jones

Even though prosecutors are asking for an 11-year prison sentence. Jones faces a maximum of 20 years and a minimum of 5 years behind bars. The Homeland security released a statement saying, “today’s sentencing of Austin Jones represents a major step towards justice for the young victims whom he manipulated and exploited.”

 

Jones who had released an apology on Youtube denied that there was no physical contact just videos of the girls twerking. He gained fame on YouTube while covering popular songs which made him get concerts from fans all over the country.

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