BUFFALO – A Little Valley man was arrested and charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office with production of child pornography and cyberstalking on Monday.
Prosecutors say in November 2019 Dyllan Barber, 19, allegedly started speaking with a underaged girl via Snapchat posing as a hacker who gained control over her account.
Barber allegedly threatened to publicly release her information if she did not send him sexually explicit images of herself.
Prosecutors say girl followed his commands and sent images as requested.
Barber appeared in front of a federal judge on Monday and was released on conditions.
The charges carry a minimum penalty of 15 years in prison, a maximum of 30 years, and a $250,000 fine.