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Baton Rouge man accused of extorting juveniles into sending pornographic pictures

Matthew Walker (Source: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office) Matthew Walker (Source: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested a man on charges of extortion, production and distribution of child pornography.

Matthew Walker, 24, after multiple agencies learned that Walker allegedly pretended to be a juvenile female to contact and gain pictures of his victims, according to the EBRSO.

Officials say that walker would get his victims to send him child pornography, and then extort them for more pictures and videos. According to officials, two of Walker's victims were under 13-years-old, and one was under 15-years-old.

Reports say that Walker would allegedly threaten victims by saying that he would show the pictures to the school and the victim's family if they did not give him more pictures.

Walker was charged with three counts of extortion, three counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile, two counts of production and distribution of pornography involving a juvenile, and computer aided solicitation of a minor.

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