The man in Florida is accused of pretending to be a teenager, then asks to send explicit photos of teenage girls.
Palm Beach Garden in Florida A Palm Beach Gardens man said he pretended to be a teenager when he received messages from underage girls and sent him explicit photos, prosecutors said Friday. The man later pleaded guilty to child pornography charges.
The US District Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Florida revealed in 2008 that 45-year-old Dwight Casseldy had contact with 13-year-old girls. Prosecutors claimed he was pretending to be a teenager, and posted photos of a teenager to the girls.
According to the prosecutor’s statement, Castaldi claimed that he had an intimate relationship with each girl, and tried to persuade the girls to submit their sexually explicit pictures.
A search warrant was issued to the actress Castaldi’s home in 2018, according to a press release. A computer was found in Castaldi’s home containing child abuse photos and videos and communications documents.
Castaldi was found guilty of making and distributing the material and possessing child pornography in court.
Castaldi faces a minimum sentence of 15 years and a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. The sentencing hearing will take place on September 20.
Castaldi had earlier been sentenced to three years in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl online.
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