- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 21, 2014

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - A southern Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to blackmailing two underage girls to get sexually explicit images of them.

A federal judge set sentencing for 34-year-old Jesse Sanford Williams of Todd County for Feb. 4.

Williams on Monday pleaded guilty to coercing the two girls into engaging in sexually explicit conduct and to receiving child pornography.

Prosecutors say Williams used multiple Gmail and Yahoo internet accounts to communicate with the two girls between June 2011 and March 2013.

Prosecutors say one of the girls lived in Washington state and was 13 at the time the online threats began, while the other girl was about the same age and lived in Todd County.

Investigators say they traced email accounts used by Williams to Logan Aluminum, where Williams worked..

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