Max Torgerson Allegedly Broadcasted Sex With 16-Year-Old Online

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Update: Both Max Torgerson and Darrin Karnik have been indicted. According to the Lorain Morning Journal:

Max Torgerson, 21, of Amherst, was indicted for two counts of compelling prostitution, three counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and two counts of importuning. Darrin Karnik, 18, of Lorain, was indicted for two county of compelling prostitution, two counts of importuning and a single count of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.


Police in Amherst are investigating a Max Torgerson, 21, and Darrin Karnik, 18, for allegedly filming and broadcasting themselves having sex with a 16-year-old girl on the internet.

Authorities say the mother of the girl involved contacted police on September 14 saying that the video involving her daughter was online.

While it appears the act was consensual, police believe that other minors may have been involved and that cash might have been exchanged.