(Carver, MN) — A former Twin Cities substitute teacher could serve up to 62 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a sextortion scheme. Mitchell Ottinger admitted to posing online as a teenage girl to solicit nude photos from boys as young as ten years old. If the victims refused to send additional images the defendant from Carver threatened to post on social media the ones he received. A sentencing date for Ottinger has not been determined yet.
Ex-Twin Cities Substitute Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sextortion
By Ashley Hanley|2021-10-21T05:52:58-05:00October 21st, 2021|
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Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!