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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Stiglar Man Pleads Guilty To Enticement Of A Minor

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Justimiano Perez Diaz, age 43, of Stigler, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Enticement Of A Minor Using The Internet, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2422(b), punishable by not less than 10 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine, or both.
               
The Indictment alleged that from in or about September 2017, the exact date being unknown to the Grand Jury, until on or about October 16, 2017, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, and elsewhere, the defendant, did use a facility and means of interstate commerce, the Internet, to attempt to knowingly persuade, induce, and entice an individual whom he believed was 13 years old, to engage in sexual activity for which a person can be criminally charged under Oklahoma State law, to wit: Title 21, Oklahoma Statute, Section 1123, Lewd or Indecent Proposals or Acts with a Child under 16. 

The charges arose from an investigation by the Wagoner Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report. 

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.

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Project Safe Childhood
Updated March 1, 2018