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Texas teacher gets 33 years for creating fake facebook act to contact underage girls

August 25, 2016  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Texas teacher gets 33 years for creating fake facebook act to contact underage girls Lucas Hill charged with

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A Texas teacher, who created a fake Facebook account to deceive underage girls into sending him sexually explicit pictures of themselves, was sentenced to over 33 years in prison on Monday.

In February, 39-year-old Lucas Hill, who was a junior high and high school math teacher with the Cumby Independent School District, at the time of the offenses, pleaded guilty to coercion of a minor for using a fake Facebook account to contact underage girls.

Hill’s scheme unraveled after a Louisiana family called authorities to report that someone had been using their family photos to create a fake Facebook account under the name “Aaron Cage.” Hill allegedly used the pictures to pretend to be a teenage boy, the Houston Chronicle reported.

According to KETR-FM (88.9),Hill communicated with numerous underage girls from 2013-2015, including his own students, using the phony Facebook profile and convinced them to send him sexually explicit photos and videos of themselves

Law enforcement officials discovered that the Facebook account was being operated out of Hill’s house in Sulphur Springs, Texas. He was subsequently arrested back in May 2015 and indicted by a federal grand jury in July 2015.

Hill’s 405-month prison term was handed out by U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant.

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