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Former Oklahoma Boy Scout leader accused of tricking teens into sending nude photos

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OKLAHOMA – A former Boy Scouts of America leader has been sentenced seven years in prison for allegedly tricking teens into sending nude photos.

22-year-old Kevin D. Woolsey, of Jenks, was sentenced to serve 84 months, followed by 10 years of supervised release, after a one-count Information charge for receipt of child pornography.

Woolsey was charged be sealed information on September 19, 2013, and entered a guilt plea on November 5, 2013.

Woolsey targeted males between 14 and 16 of age who primarily participated in the Boy Scouts who were members of a church youth group.

“The defendant used his position of authority to exploit and manipulate children,” said U.S. Attorney Williams. “My office will continue to work with our law enforcement partners to punish those who would prey on the most vulnerable in our communities.”

Woolsey admitted that on or about 19,2012, he received one or more visual depictions involving the use of minors engaging in sexually explicit content.

Woolsey received pornographic images from at least 11 minors. He created at least seven fictitious Facebook accounts posing as a different female minor from the church youth group.