ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — A federal prosecutor in central Louisiana says a Eunice man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for persuading a 12-year-old girl to send him sexually explicit photos.

The sentence was handed down Friday for 36-year-old Adam Shilow. A news release from acting U.S. Attorney Alexander Van Hook in Alexandria says Shilow pleaded guilty last July.

Prosecutors said that Shilow contacted a 12-year-old girl via the internet and pretended to be a juvenile himself.

They exchanged sexually explicit photos of each other in November 2013.

Van Hook' said that, in addition to the prison sentence, Shilow will face 25 years of supervised release and will have to register as a sex offender.

 

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