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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Madill Man Sentenced to 96 Months for Possession of Material Involving Sexual Exploitation of Minors

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that MICHAEL LYNN CARTER, age 61, of Madill, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 96 months imprisonment, followed by 5 years of supervised release for Possession of Certain Material Involving the Sexual Exploitation of Minors, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2252(a)(4)(B) and 2252(b)(2).

The charge arose from an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. CARTER was indicted in March 2014 and pled guilty in May 2014.

The Indictment alleged that from between in or about September 2013 and December 20, 2013, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly possess and attempt to possess matters which contained visual depictions and the production of said visual depictions involved the use of a minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct which were then transported in interstate commerce by a computer.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing.

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.

Updated March 19, 2015