Former Lexington Pastor Pleads Guilty To Luring Young Boys To Send Nude Photos

Friday, August 5th 2011, 1:06 pm
By: News 9

Xin Xin Liu,

OKLAHOMA CITY -- A former Lexington youth pastor who pretended to be a woman on Facebook to lure young boys to send nude photos, pled guilty to receipt of child pornography on Friday.

According to court document, 32-year-old Daniel Leslie Mooneyham created a fake Facebook profile and pretended to be an 18-year-old blonde woman went by the name "Terri Smith". He would often send naked images of a woman to lure young boys to send naked images of themselves in return. Some of the boys went to the same church with him.

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The FBI arrested Mooneyham on July 14, only a few days before he was scheduled to return to an Oklahoma youth camp with a church youth group.

Mooneyham is currently in federal custody, he will be sentenced in approximately 90 days, and faces not less than 5 years and up to 20 years in federal prison.