LAND O’ LAKES, Fla. – Michael Lumpkin, 27, Land O’ Lakes, has been sentenced to 52 years in federal prison for producing child sex abuse materials, followed by a lifetime of supervised release.
Lumpkin pleaded guilty on October 3, 2022.
According to court documents, beginning around July 2019 through February 2020, Lumpkin coerced a minor to engage in sexual activity and create sexually explicit videos.
Lumpkin threatened to expose the minor on “Pornhub” if the minor did not send the sexually explicit videos he had requested.
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Additionally, Lumpkin possessed images and videos on his cellphone of minors being sexually abused, including children under the age of 12.
“The defendant’s victim lived in constant fear, enduring a barrage of brutal threats. I commend the tireless work of our special agents and task force officers who have made sure this dangerous individual goes to prison so he can no longer harm anyone else,” said FBI Tampa Division Special Agent in Charge David Walker.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Pasco Sheriff’s Office. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Ilyssa M. Spergel.