Canadian teen convicted of child pornography after spreading explicit photos of boyfriend’s ex

Sexting photos of yourself can be perilous, but sexting photos of somebody else could lead to jail time. A teenage girl in Canada has been convicted of distributing child pornography after she sent around five explicit pictures of a girl she found on her boyfriend’s phone, CNN reports. The 16-year old defendant is being tried as a minor, and is out on bail while awaiting sentencing.

“I had trouble understanding text language.”

The trouble began back in November 2012 when the defendant found out that her boyfriend was receiving sexts from his ex-girlfriend. After making threats on Facebook, the defendant commandeered her boyfriend’s phone and sent out the explicit pictures she found (of his ex) to several friends. It’s hardly the stuff…

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