Schenectady man admits to sexually exploiting children

A Schenectady man admitted to the sexual exploitation of minors.
26-year-old Jordan Valle pleaded guilty to charges in federal court.
He admitted that he pretended to be a hacker online and threatened to delete or takeover the social media accounts of young girls between 10 and 15 years old if they did not send him sexually explicit material.
Several children complied.
Valle also downloaded child pornography from the internet.
He faces up to 30 years in prison.