Posted on November 12, 2019
Man Faces Federal Charges for Coercing Girls into Sending Sexually Explicit Selfies
Francisco Sanchez, of Koreatown, was arrested by federal agents on child sexual exploitation charges alleging that he met at least 8 teenage girls online and pressured them into sending him sexually explicit images of themselves.
A grand jury indicted Sanchez on 11 charges in United States District Court in downtown Los Angeles. Sanchez is charged with 7 counts of child pornography production, 1 count of child pornography distribution, 2 counts of cyberstalking, and 1 count of possession of child pornography.
Charges of production of child pornography alone carries a mandatory minimum of 15 years in federal prison and distribution carries a mandatory minimum of 5 years.
Sanchez was arrested after an investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Los Angeles Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force.
If you have been charged or are under investigation for a federal crime, then contact the Law Offices of John D. Rogers to schedule a free confidential consultation with an experienced Orange County federal crimes attorney.