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Southern District of Mississippi
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May 15, 2014

Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact with a Minor Under the Age of 12

JACKSON, MS—Brandon Farmer, 20, a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, pled guilty today before Senior U.S. District Judge Tom S. Lee to abusive sexual contact with a minor under the age of 12, announced U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen. The offense occurred on the tribal lands of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

Farmer will be sentenced on July 31, 2014 and faces a maximum sentence of life in prison and a $250,000 fine.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Choctaw Police Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick Lemon.

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