Attleboro Mother Forces 10-year-old Daughter to Pose Nude

(NECN: Julie Loncich, Attleboro, Mass.) - Police say a 41-year-old Attleboro, Mass. mother forced her 10-year-old daughter to pose online in front of a webcam nude.

On the other end of the webcam was an Iowa man who allegedly told the woman he was a Florida photographer.

"We're led to believe that he could see her, but she could not see him. Allegedly his camera was broken."

The woman's estranged husband told investigators that although he was home, he had no idea what was going on. The woman's sister turned her in.

Police say the child's father even took the girl out of school early for the alleged photo shoot, per her mother's request. The woman told police the photographer offered her $20,000 if both she and her daughter would pose for a photo shoot in their bathing suits. The nude webcam test, he allegedly told the mother, was so he could see the shape of their bodies.

"She pleaded ignorance, she pleaded that she didn't know any better, that she was duped."

The woman was arraigned on Tuesday and posted bail. She faces charges that include child pornography and has been ordered to stay away from her children.

The man at the other end of the webcam, Joshua Dunphy, has been arrested and faces federal child pornography charges.

NECN is not releasing the name of the woman to protect the identity of her child.

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