7:08 PM EST, January 4, 2011
Prosecutors say man who posed online as a lesbian stricken with cancer to entice teenage girls into relationships has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison.
Thirty-nine-year-old Douglas Lee Patrick of Baltimore was sentenced Monday.
According to his plea agreement, Patrick pretended to be a cancer-stricken 18-year-old girl on social networking sites, where he solicited the girls to send him pictures of their genitalia. A search warrant executed at his home in 2009 resulted in the seizure of videos and images depicting child sexual abuse from his computer.
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