Years ago, (friend) was caught "socializing" (words and pics, etc.) with a (minor) online. Police searched (friend)'s home and found child porn on the computers, including a lewd video of (friend)'s then 10 year old (child). Previously charged with possession of child porn, in 2009 (friend) was sentenced to prison for life. According to family, the (minor) my friend was socializing with online lied about their age being 20+. (Minor)'s family got away with no charges. And (child) is now 16 and can speak for their self. (Child) admitted to the video being of them, but adds that the acts were committed out of sexual curiosity, unknown to parents, on a cam chat site, which recorded video cache to the hard drive. (Friend) was primary income for family, who now scrape by with $40k- for 3.