"Sextortionist" Gets 40 Years Behind Bars

By Emma Koch

"Sextortionist" Gets 40 Years Behind Bars

June 26, 2013 Updated Jan 8, 2014 at 5:17 PM EDT

INDIANA (www.incnow.tv) -- The man who admitted to coercing dozens of underage girls into performing sex acts on a webcam, was handed a 40-year sentence Wednesday in federal court.

Richard Finkbiner, 40, was charged with operating a sextortion scheme that targeted hundreds of minors across the country, some as young as 12 years old.

Prosecutors were hoping that Finkbiner would receive a life sentence.




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