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Port St. Lucie Man Pleads Guilty To Coercing Child Porn

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PORT ST. LUCIE (CBSMiami/AP) — A Port St. Lucie man, who pleaded guilty last week to federal child pornography charges, is facing a possible life sentence when he's sentenced this June.

Richard Fye, 24, was arrested in January after a search by authorities found 200 suspected child pornography videos on his cellphone and laptop computer.

Authorities began their investigation in Fye last December after a 15-year-old Michigan girl complained that someone claiming to be a 14-year-old Port St. Lucie boy had convinced her to send her nude photos and threatened to forward them to her friends and family if she didn't send nude videos, too.

A search of IP addresses led authorities to Fye.

(© Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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