- Associated Press - Thursday, April 5, 2018

DALLAS (AP) - Prosecutors say a North Texas man who faked being a photographer and movie director to gain access to boys must serve 40 years in prison for molesting the children.

Kevin Scott Morris of Forney was sentenced Wednesday in Dallas in a plea deal. The 45-year-old Morris in December pleaded guilty to enticement of a minor.

Court documents indicate Morris falsely portrayed himself as being part of the photo industry to persuade parents to let their sons travel with him for possible modeling or acting careers.

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Prosecutors say at least 10 boys were molested from 2009 through 2016, until a victim reported the abuse to law officers in Orange County, California.

Morris was indicted in January 2017.

Forney is 20 miles (32 kilometers) southeast of Dallas.

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