Facebook can be used for a lot of things… but who knew “Blackmail” was at the top of that list?
The popular social network + a 16 year old hottie + a 30 year old man = jail time for 34 year old Corey M. McKinley.
McKinley was arrested after using his 16-year old “friend” as bait in a blackmail scheme involving another 30 year old “friend”.
Federal prosecutors charged a Kansas City man Friday with producing child pornography in a blackmail scheme involving Facebook, a 16-year-old girl and a 30-year-old man.
Corey M. McKinley, 34, and the 16-year-old were in custody Friday after the 30-year-old man, whom authorities described as an “informant,” told police that he was being blackmailed by the pair.
On March 28, the informant told police that the girl had contacted him on Facebook and had said she was 17 years old. After chatting online and meeting once for sex at a Kansas City house, the informant and girl met a second time.
During that tryst, McKinley allegedly entered the room and told the informant that the girl really was 16 and that the two had been filmed having sex the previous day.
McKinley purportedly demanded $400 to keep quiet. At an ATM, the informant handed over $100 and arranged to produce the rest of the money later, according to court records.
After receiving new instructions Thursday, the informant put $500 in an envelope and handed it to a security guard at a south Kansas City technical college. Court records alleged that McKinley soon approached the guard to get the money.
Authorities quickly arrested McKinley and took the girl into custody.
Searching the girl’s cell phone, investigators found several images of child pornography involving McKinley and the girl, and the informant and the girl.
McKinley is scheduled to make an initial court appearance Monday. (source)
I swear you facebookers are getting smarter by the day! I can’t wait to see what’s next…