DETROIT (WWJ) – More charges have been filed against an Indiana man accused in an online sexual extortion case.
Richard Finkbiner was charged in federal court in Detroit with inducing and coercing a minor to produce child pornography.READ MORE: Second Shipment Of Baby Formula To Arrive In US, Abbott To Restart Plant June 4
Investigators allege Finkbiner coerced a 14-year old Oakland County boy and as many as 100 other teenagers across the nation into recording and sending him sexually explicit videos. The boy eventually alerted his parents and Finkbiner was arrested.READ MORE: Justen Watkins, 25, Leader White Supremacist Group Sent To Prison
Finkbiner is jailed on similar charges in Indiana. He faces up to life in prison if convicted.
As the investigation continues, prosecutors say this could turn out to be the largest case of online sexual extortion in U.S. history.MORE NEWS: Lawsuit Accuses 3 Automakers, Parts Manufacturer Of Knowingly Selling Faulty Airbags