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A 37-year-old Pennsylvania man, who was convicted of posing as a teenage boy on the Internet to get a young girl to help him make sexually explicit videos, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Friday.

U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara also ordered Randall Lose, of Howard, Pa., to be on court-supervised release for the next 10 years after he is released from prison.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Marie P. Grisanti and Maura O’Donnell said Lose was convicted of the crime of producing child pornography after the parents of a 13-year-old City of Tonawanda girl he dealt with complained to City of Tonawanda police, who worked with the FBI in obtaining Lose’ arrest and conviction.

Posing online as a 14-year-old boy and using Skype, Lose convinced the Tonawanda girl to take her clothes off and engage in graphic sexual activity as he watched from his computer in Pennsylvania, the prosecutors said. He also gave the girl instructions on what kind of conduct he wanted to watch and tried to get her to give him information about her girlfriends so he could contact them, the prosecutors said.