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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Mississippi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 15, 2014

Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty To Abusive Sexual Contact Of A Minor Under The Age Of Twelve

Jackson, Miss. - 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 of a minor under the age of twelve, 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 $250,000.00 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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