Online child predator sentenced to 10 years in N.J.

PITTSGROVE TWP., N.J. (WPVI) -- A South Jersey man was sentenced after prosecutors say he sexually enslaved a teenage girl online, blackmailing her into stripping naked for him.

A judge sentenced 32-year-old Michael Van Culin of Upper Pittsgrove Township to 10 years in prison on Friday.

Authorities say he hacked into a 16-year-old Canadian girl's email account, and threatened to expose personal information to her family unless she got naked for him.

They say he also coerced three other girls into sending explicit photos of themselves.
Copyright © 2019 WPVI-TV. All Rights Reserved.