BRAZIL, Indiana – Police have arrested a man in Indiana, accusing him of blackmailing at least 100 people, mostly boys 14 to 16 years old, into performing sex acts online.
Richard Finkbiner, 39, is facing sexual exploitation of children charges, stemming from an investigation that began after two of his victims went to police to report his activities.
Basically, Finkbiner would use a fake online identity and form relationships with his victims, ultimately getting uncoerced camera footage of them posing naked or performing sex acts. Using this material, he would turn the boys into his own personal “slaves” by threatening to post the videos to gay porn sites if they did not continue supplying more material.
“You want to play this game, or you want to be a gay porn star?” Finkbiner allegedly told one victim during a video Skype call, the federal complaint said.
But his twisted game ended when one 14-year-old boy in Michigan couldn’t take it anymore.
“I’ll add your name and email so if anyone googles u they will see ur video,” Finkbiner allegedly informed the teen, forcing him into providing more sexually explicit video. The teen eventually “broke down” from stress after a second incident.…Continue Reading