Las Vegas twin brothers get decades in prison for sexually exploiting teens

Identical twin brothers from Las Vegas will spend decades in prison for sexually exploiting three teenage girls, federal prosecutors said.

Justin Anthony Fisher and Joshua Ray Fisher were sentenced Monday to 30 and 25 years in federal prison, respectively, after the 35-year-old brothers pleaded guilty to victimizing two 14-year-old girls and one 15-year-old girl over the span of several years, the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Nevada announced Tuesday.

Justin Fisher exploited a 14-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl in 2015 and 2016 while communicating with her on Kik, an instant messaging platform, court documents show.

After lying about his age to the 14-year-old victim, Justin Fisher directed her to take nude photos of herself. He then had sex with the girl in August 2016 and took lewd photos of their encounter, prosecutors said.

“Later, he conspired to and attempted to stop the victim from cooperating with law enforcement,” the US Attorney’s Office said in a news release. “Justin Fisher also admitted to having sex with a 15-year-old girl and producing pornographic bondage photos of her.”

Justin Fisher, who used the alias “Sol Castle” on Kik, then shared explicit images of both juvenile victims with his brother, Joshua, and others on the internet, prosecutors said.

Joshua Fisher, who went by the name “Ray” while targeting underage girls online, admitted to sexually exploiting a 14-year-old girl beginning when she was just 11, court documents show.

Joshua Fisher took screenshots of the girl in sexual poses during live video chats and shared the photos with his brother. He also directed the victim to destroy evidence implicating him after his brother’s arrest — and canceled a trip to have sex with the girl, prosecutors said.

The Fishers, who pleaded guilty to charges including sexual exploitation of children and distribution of child porn, also conspired to have their relatives destroy evidence of their crimes. A tipster, however, led law enforcement officials to find additional electronic devices belonging to the brothers that revealed at least 50 additional unidentified victims, according to US Attorney Nicholas Trutanich.

The identical twins were also sentenced to a lifetime of supervised release after their lengthy prison terms, authorities said.

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