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Fort Mill Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 9, 2013

Contact Person: Beth Drake (864) 282-2100

Columbia, South Carolina –--United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated that Todd A. Kempton, age 43, of Fort Mill, South Carolina was sentenced today in federal court in Columbia, South Carolina, for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, a violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2250(a).  United States District Judge Joseph F. Anderson, Jr. of Columbia sentenced Kempton to five months incarceration, five months home detention, and a life-time term of supervised release.

The case was investigated by agents of the United States Marshals Service and the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office.  Assistant United States Attorney Jamie Lea Nabors Schoen prosecuted the case.  This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative designed to protect children from online exploitation and abuse. Led by the United States Attorney’s Offices, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to better locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as identify and rescue victims. For more information, please visit www.projectsafechildhood.gov.

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