Did you know that your teenager could be charged with making and distributing child pornography-for sending pictures of himself?
For two Cumberland County, NC teens, the simple act of sending a few nude pics translated into felony charges that carried sentences of ten and four years. Cormega Copening and Brianna Benson, who were dating, sent each other a few nude photos, which were unearthed during an unrelated investigation.
You can read all about the story here. According to WRAL.com, Copening and Benson agreed to plea bargains last summer to reduce the charges to a misdemeanor. Both served a period on probation and got all their charges dismissed. They can apply to have any charges expunged from their records.. But at what cost?