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Federal prosecutors say 34-year-old Elias Barthelman used the Internet to entice young girls ages 9 to 15 to engage in sexually explicit conduct. Prosecutors say it happened in 2011 and 2012
Barthelman made his first appearance in court Friday, where he was formally charged with five counts of producing child pornography.
If convicted, Barthelman faces 15 to 30 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for each count.