Ex-Navy servicemen gets 10 years in online sex case
Adam Simpson was also sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Hartford to five years of probation.
The 30-year-old Simpson, of Benton, Pennsylvania, was stationed at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton and served aboard the USS Hartford at the time. He pleaded guilty in June to using an interstate facility to entice a minor to engage in unlawful sexual activity. He was also discharged.
Prosecutors said Simpson enticed girls between the ages of 12-16 to engage in sexually explicit conduct, which he recorded and saved. He also lied about his age to deceive the girls.