If a girl did not provide him with a photo or video quickly enough, Jenkins would start a countdown clock, giving the girl a certain amount of time to provide him with an image before he started posting her other images online, prosecutors said.
“No sentence will ever bring back the innocence that this monster stole from hundreds of girls,” acting Special Agent in Charge Robert Hammer, with Homeland Security, said in an emailed statement. “These victims were trapped in a vicious cycle from which they could not escape. We will continue to go after these predators while educating our youth about the dangers of sextortion.”
After serving his prison sentence, Jenkins will spend the remainder of his life on supervised release and must register as a sex offender, Pak’s office said.