If the boyfriend sends the image on to his friends, which frequently happens, the boyfriend could now also be guilty of distributing child porn, which is a felony that carries up to 7 years in prison, a fine of up to ,000, or both.
The friends could now be charged with possession of child pornography if they keep the image.
Some Michigan prosecutors are prosecuting teenagers in Michigan for sexting under the child pornography laws.
A typical sexting scenario is when a female takes a picture of herself partially or fully nude and sends it to a boy.
You might not think this would constitute a crime when it involves a person sending images of themselves, but there are countless scenarios where it can be prosecuted, and the offender could end up on the Michigan Sex Offender Registry.
Not only because of the prison sentences and fines that come along with a conviction for sexting, but also because of the requirement that they register as sex offenders on Michigan’s Sex Offender Registry.
The Sex Offender Registry is a public list of people who have been convicted of sex crimes.
Being on this list can make it very hard for anyone to live a normal life.
They are subject to ridicule from the public and they must maintain constant contact with the Michigan government.
You can see how this snowball effect could result in many people being charged with a crime from just one image.
As if this wasn’t bad enough, Michigan law criminalizes the use of a .
This can carry maximum periods of incarceration from 1 to 20 years.