BENTONVILLE (KFSM) Ã¢â‚¬â€ A Bentonville man was given 10-yearsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ probation for threatening to launch a girlÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s nude pictures if she didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t ship him extra sexually express footage of herself.
Anthony Oliver, 22, pleaded responsible Monday (April 22) in Benton County Circuit Courtroom to 1 rely of sexual extortion.
As a part of his probation, Decide Robin Inexperienced ordered Oliver to enroll in sex-offender rehabilitation and spend 30 days within the countyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s work program.
Oliver owes greater than $1,000 in fines and court docket charges and must register as a intercourse offender. He’s barred from contacting the sufferer.
Oliver faces as much as 20 years in jail if his probation is revoked.
Bentonville police arrested Oliver in September 2018 after a girl reported that he was threatening to launch her nude pictures.
The girl mentioned one message threatened, Ã¢â‚¬Å“when you donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t care if yours get out, I can let just a few extra others out, too,Ã¢â‚¬Â in response to a possible trigger affidavit.
One other warned that she had Ã¢â‚¬Å“10 minutes to indicate dedication to me that you simply plan on following via.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The messages indicated that leaking the pictures may price the lady and her boyfriend their jobs.
Police used web service supplier information to hint accounts linked to the threats to OliverÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s dwelling in Bentonville.
Oliver mentioned heÃ¢â‚¬â„¢d obtained the ladyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s password final 12 months and had used it to entry her Snapchat, Gmail and Instagram accounts, in addition to a courting software she was on, in response to the affidavit.
After accessing her Snapchat, Oliver mentioned he discovered a folder of the ladyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s nude pictures, which he despatched to himself.
Oliver instructed investigators he had created a number of accounts throughout totally different platforms to solicit extra nude pictures from the lady, in response to the affidavit.
Oliver mentioned he Ã¢â‚¬Å“hinted round at leakingÃ¢â‚¬Â the images, however by no means deliberate to. He mentioned his primary objective was to get extra express pictures, in response to the affidavit.