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PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA MAN SENTENCED TO
168 MONTHS FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 29, 2011

Memphis, Tenn.- Terry Wayne Combs, Jr., 29, of Panama City, FL. was sentenced to serve 168
months of confinement for transportation of child pornography in proceedings before U.S. District
Judge S. Thomas Anderson, announced United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee
Edward L. Stanton, III.

In November and December, 2009, Combs used his cell phone and the internet to send images
depicting the sexual abuse of children to a person he believed was interested in obtaining such images.
In reality, the recipient was an undercover operative of the Memphis Crimes Against Children Task
Force (MCACTF).

Combs, of Panama City, Florida, will have to serve ten years of supervised release following his term
of incarceration. He will also be required to register as a sex offender under federal and state law.

This case was investigated by MCACTF, which is comprised of agents and officers of the Federal
Bureau of Investigation, the Office of Homeland Security/ICE, the United States Secret Service, the
Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, and the Jackson (Tennessee) Police Department. Assistant
United States Attorney Deb Ireland prosecuted the case for the government.

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