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Man has sex with 14-year-old girl and sends video of the attack to her friend

By Mason White 12:17 PM August 6, 2017
Benjamin Frantz
Benjamin Frantz
By: Emily Lewis

A man of Illinois, was jailed after he had sex with a girl and recorded the acts without her knowledge.

He then sent the video to the girl’s female friend who posted it to social media.

21-year-old Benjamin Frantz of Peoria, was initially told by the friend that the girl was 16 years old. However, he had sex with her again after learning that she was just 14.

Frantz pleaded guilty to one count each of child pornography as a Class X felony and aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a minor who is five years younger than him.

He was sentenced to a total of 11 years in prison, 8 years for the first charge and an additional 3 years for the second charge.

He must also register as a sex offender.

According to court records, last year, Frantz had sex with the 14-year-old girl from Washington, twice, and he sent the video recording of the act to her friend who shared it online.

After the girl’s mother was notified about the video, she reported it to police.

It not known if the friend of the victim, who is also a minor, was prosecuted for posting the sex video on the Internet.