Southern Minnesota man sentenced to 35 years for 'sextortion'
A 21-year old man threatened rape and murder if underage girls did not send him explicit video and photos of themselves
August 19, 2020
A 21-year-old Fairmont, Minn., man has been sentenced to 35 years in federal prison for producing child pornography and engaging in “sextortion.”
Dylan Matthew Deling used social media and chat platforms to threaten teenage girls unless they sent him explicit images and videos of themselves. U.S. District Judge Wilhelmina M. Wright sentenced him Monday.
“Deling sextorted more than 40 minor girls whom he knew to be or believed were between 11 and 17 years old,” the U.S. Attorney’s office of Minnesota, said in a statement.