A Long Island real estate investor convicted of producing child pornography has been sentencedto 60 years in prison.
Newsday reports that Joseph Valerio, of Smithtown, was sentenced on Tuesday by a federaljudge.
The 50-year-old man was arrested by FBI agents and Suffolk County police officers in 2014.
Prosecutors say Valerio had his girlfriend in the Ukraine make and send him videos of hersexually abusing her 2-year-old daughter. They say he sent her between $8,000 and $12,000 over thecourse of their relationship.
The girlfriend has pleaded guilty in the case and is awaiting sentencing.