A Council Bluffs male will commit more than 27 yrs in federal prison following being convicted of coercion and enticement of a minimal Thursday.

Thomas Boatright, 52, pleaded guilty in February to four counts of coercion and enticement of a slight. He was sentenced Thursday to 327 months for each rely, to be served at the same time, as effectively as purchased to pay nearly $80,000 in restitution.

Boatright served as a coordinator for EF High University Trade Year, where by he connected global college students with U.S. host households and hosted young people in his own property. He was arrested in March 2020 following federal prosecutors said that, between July 27, 2019, and Feb. 13, 2020, he designed three small children in the program engage in sexual acts although he made youngster pornography.