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Dyer County Man Sentenced To 300 Months
For Enticement Of A Minor Through Electronic Means

May 21, 2013

Memphis, TN – United States Attorney Edward L. Stanton III announced that on Monday, May 20, 2013, Chief United States District Judge Jon P. McCalla sentenced Derick Shane Hundley, 30, to 300 months incarceration, followed by lifetime supervised release. There is no parole in the federal system.

On August 28, 2012, a federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment against Hundley. Count one charged enticement of a minor through electronic means in violation of 18 U.S.C. Section 2422(b). Count two charged possession of child pornography in violation of 18 U.S.C. Section 2252(a)(4)(B).

On January 24, 2013, Hundley pleaded guilty to enticement of a minor through electronic means.

The case was investigated by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Memphis Crimes Against Children Task Force. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Dan Newsom on behalf of the government.

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