That's what is prohibited," said Assistant Utah Attorney General Jeffrey Gray.
Justice Matthew Durrant said he wondered if the case depended on whether or not Gallegos believed this was a minor.
"If a person tells you they're a minor you'd better log off," Durham said.
Tayser Abuhamdeh doesn’t have what most people would call an exciting job. “Eventually I started opening up, saying random things, telling jokes and laughing at my own jokes.
He works behind the counter at a deli in Brooklyn, a small shop that does a brisk business in snacks, coffee, and cigarettes. I started to act like people were there watching, and that’s when they showed up.” Abuhamdeh’s routine was subtle.
At some point, Gallegos said he was convinced the person was a gay man posing as a girl because in the past he had arranged meetings with supposed females only to meet a man.