A Junction City woman accused of producing child pornography is facing federal charges.
According to U.S. Attorney Tom Beall, 22-year-old Kayla Michell Simpson of Junction City is charged with one count of using a child to produce child pornography and one count of violating the conditions imposed on a registered sex offender. The crime is alleged to have occurred in July 2016 in Junction City.
The indictment alleges that Simpson, who was registered sex offender, enticed a 16-year-old victim to engage in sexual activity for the purpose of producing child pornography.
If convicted, Simpson faces a penalty of not less than 15 years and not more than 30 years in federal prison on the production charge, and up to 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the sex offender charge.
The FBI investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine Kenney is prosecuting.