Man gets 20 years in case of videotaped child

A West Michigan man who authorities said videotaped a naked 5-year-old girl has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.
AP Wire
Nov 9, 2012

Eric Straatsma received the sentence Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids. He earlier pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation of a child.

Authorities said Straatsma made the video in 2009 and also was found with than 1,000 images of child pornography. The FBI said he had traded child pornography for 15 years.

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