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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Kentucky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 23, 2018

Nicholasville Man Sentenced To 30 Years For Inducing Minors To Produce Child Pornography

LEXINGTON, Ky. – A Nicholasville man, Jordan Combs, 29, has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison, to be followed by a life term of supervised release, for inducing minors to produce sexually explicit images.

On Monday, Chief United States District Judge Karen K. Caldwell formally sentenced Combs, who was convicted by a jury, on March 8, 2018, of 10 counts of receipt of sexually explicit images in interstate commerce, four counts of producing such images, five counts of distributing such images, and one count of possession of such images.  Combs must serve 85 percent of his prison sentence.

Robert M. Duncan, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky; Steven Igyarto, Special Agent in Charge, Department of Homeland Security – Homeland Security Investigations (DHS-HSI); and Richard Sanders, Commissioner of the Kentucky State Police; jointly announced the sentence.

The investigation was conducted by the Electronic Crimes Branch of the Kentucky State Police and DHS-HSI.  The United States was represented by Assistant United States Attorney David Marye.

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Updated July 23, 2018