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Woman sentenced to 15 years for producing porn with 4-year-old child

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Posted at 4:20 PM, Oct 21, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-21 20:04:28-04

Norfolk, Va. – A Norfolk woman will spend the next 15 years behind bars after prosecutor say she produced child porn with a 4-year-old.

Shaniesta Kenay Banks, 22, was also sentenced to a lifetime of supervised release.

She pleaded guilty back in December of 2013.

Officials say she was part of a conspiracy when Robert Harold Scott, Jr. contacted her. He went by the name “Mike Pyro” and he worked with other women around the area to set up sex parties. These women would work as prostitutes and Scott promised to pay them, but extorted them instead by threatening to publish sexually explicit videos.

Scott was also conspiring to produce child porn with these women.

Banks was one of the women who agreed, police say, and did this for money.

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