ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A local man was charged in federal court Monday on charges that he sexually exploited a child.
John Ruthosky, 36, is accused of producing sexually explicit videos of a 7-year-old child on or about October 20, 2021. He waived his right to a detention hearing and will remain detained until trial.
If convicted, he faces 15 to 30 years in jail, a maximum fine of $250,000, and supervised release between five years and life.
Anyone who may have information regarding Ruthosky is asked to call the Homeland Security Investigations’ 24-hour tip line at (866) 347-2423.