Sedgwick County man pleads guilty to producing child porn

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

A Sedgwick County man could face up to 30 years in prison for producing child pornography. 

Ian Nathaniel Smith, 21, was pleaded guilty on Thursday to the federal charge, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. The Viola man admitted he communicated over the internet with a 14-year-old victim from Indiana. 

On Skype, Smith urged the victim to live stream sex acts. Smith also transported the minor to Ohio for the purpose of performing sexual activity. When Smith was arrested, investigators found pornographic images of the victim his smartphone.

Sentencing was scheduled for February 16. He faces between 15 and 30 years and a fine up to $250,000.

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