A 30-year-old man who was arrested and charged with soliciting a 12-year-old girl to pose nude over the Internet appeared in court today, WHDH-TV reported.
Campobasso was charged with posing or exhibiting a child in the state of nudity or sexual conduct, according to The Sun Chronicle.
NBC News reported:
Investigators said [Peter Campobasso] was soliciting and encouraging the girl to send nude photos of herself in return for cash and gifts.
Investigators are looking into the possibility of more young victims.
Campobasso, who is a food service worker from Medford, appeared in court today where a judge set bail at $10,000 cash, according to WHDH-TV’s Jonathan Hall.
Campobasso was living in Medford and was allegedly using social media to solicit improper contact with girls in theAttleboro Mansfield area.— Jonathan Hall (@JHall7news) April 22, 2014
His attorney says the defendant has a minimal record but does have an open case out of Boston. He's a food service employee.— Jonathan Hall (@JHall7news) April 22, 2014
Campobassa allegedly changed his story multiple times and claimed other people had access to his phone.— Jonathan Hall (@JHall7news) April 22, 2014
According to The Sun Chronicle, Campobasso was arrested Friday after a two-week investigation triggered by a call by a parent.Zeninjor Enwemeka can be reached at email@example.com. Follow her on Twitter @Zeninjor.