Man posed as modeling agent to get illicit photos of minors

Katlyn Snow of Lancaster got a little help with her food.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Wisconsin man now admits he posed as a modeling agent and lured girls in WNY into sending him illicit photos.

David Whitworth pleaded guilty to charges of producing and receiving child pornography. The Madison, Wisconsin man pretended to be a modeling agent and solicited minors in Cheektowaga, Lancaster and elsewhere, ultimately convincing them to take pornographic images of themselves. The minors then forwarded those pictures to Whitworth over the internet.

When he is sentenced in July, Whitworth could face a maximum sentence of 35 years in prison. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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