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Old 05-21-2019, 09:27 AM
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Default University of Alabama Police charge negro with sexual extortion

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University of Alabama Police charge man with sexual extortion



Updated May 17, 2019 at 7:38 PM

A man from Georgia is facing four felony charges after three women reported he threatened to distribute explicit photos of them.

Micheal Antonio Downing, 22, was arrested April 16 after three women reported him to University of Alabama Police.


All three said Downing contacted them through Instagram messages and offered either $350 or $450 to talk with him on FaceTime. All agreed, according to court records. Once the FaceTime video chats were underway, he offered the woman more money to expose themselves, police said.

All three women told police that Downing took screenshots from the video chats and later messaged them from another account, threatening to distribute the photos to their friends and family if they didnít meet with him and engage in sexual activity. Two of the women called police at that point. A third met him in a parking deck on campus.

Downing deleted three photos of the woman after that encounter, she told police, but he threatened to distribute others if she didnít meet him again. Thatís when she contacted UAPD.

A UA investigator said Downing admitted that the womenís accusations were true. He was charged with two counts of attempted sexual extortion, one count of sexual extortion and a count of second-degree human trafficking ó all felonies. Alabama law partially defines second-degree human trafficking as when ďa person knowingly benefits financially or by receiving anything of value from participation in a venture or engagement for the purpose of sexual servitude or labor servitude.Ē Sexual extortion is partially defined as a person threatening another person into engaging in sexual activity.

Downing is from Grovetown, Georgia, and was last enrolled as a student at UA in 2018. He waived a preliminary hearing scheduled Friday, meaning the case will now go before a grand jury.
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