NEWARK, N.J. – A New York man has been accused of using a fake Facebook account to coerce a teenage girl into sending him nude images of herself and of traveling to New Jersey to have sex with another girl.
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Warwick resident Clifford Wares is charged with producing child pornography and interstate travel to engage in illicit sexual conduct. He's in jail and can't be reached for comment. Authorities say he hasn't hired an attorney.
Prosecutors say Wares communicated online with a 13-year-old New Jersey girl for three months in 2011. They say he used the fake Facebook account to pretend to be a child she knew and made her send photos and videos of herself engaging in sex acts.
Prosecutors say Wares met a 14-year-old girl online that year and drove to New Jersey and had sex with her.