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A Wirral man asked a 14-year-old boy to be his “webcam slave” and persuaded him to perform a shocking sex act.
Carl Mc Carthy, 21, contacted the boy on Skype before making him carry out his depraved demands.
But Mc Carthy, of Haddon Road, Birkenhead , was today spared jail by a judge.
Liverpool Crown Court heard how the reluctant boy was talked into performing a sex act with a bottle after Mc Carthy said he was the “master”.
Afterwards, the boy suggested it was now Mc Carthy’s “turn”, but he replied: “I don’t do that sort of thing”.
Judge Brian Cummings, QC, said Mc Carthy, who was then aged 18, had sent the boy a photograph of another man exposing himself.He said the defendant indicated he “had a hold over this other male, in that he threatened to tell his parents of his sexuality” and made him perform sex acts.CNN referred to him as "in the language of cyberspace... He started his own paysite, prostituted himself, sold video recordings of his encounters with Mexican prostitutes, and helped hire other underage models.He made several hundred thousand dollars over five years before turning all information over to prosecutors in exchange for immunity.A 19-year-old Oregon State University student dropped out of school after being caught recording a live solo-sex show in her school's library in October 2014.She has been charged with public indecency after the show that was originally made for My Free was posted on Pornhub (it has since been removed).