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Metro Detroit man accused of soliciting nude photos of teen on Snapchat

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Posted at 11:53 AM, Apr 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-02 14:25:14-04

The Macomb County Sheriff's Office has arrested an 18-year-old man for allegedly asking a young teen for nude photos on the popular social media app Snapchat.

According to deputies, the sheriff's office's MACE (Macomb Area Computer Enforcement) unit was requested to assist the St. Clair Shores Police Department in the case.

The sheriff's office say the 13-year-ol dgirl met 18-year-old Hadi Cherri, from Dearborn, on social media and began to talk.

They started talking on Snapchat, and Cherri allegedly asked for nude photographs, claiming he had another nude picture of her and would expose her if she didn't send him pictures.

The 13-year-old gave in under pressure and send the photo. After he received it, he continued to threaten her and demand more pictures.

MACE detectives began to investigate and issued several search warrants to different companies. It led to the arrest of Chadi.

He is charged with  Children – Accosting for Immoral Purposes (4 year felony), Computers – Internet – Communicating with Another to Commit Crime (10 year felony), Extortion (20 year felony), Computers – Using to Commit a Crime (20 year felony) and was arraigned on March 26.\