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Middle District of Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Registered Sex Offender Sentenced To More Than 19 Years For Second Offense Involving The Sexual Abuse Of Minors

Jacksonville, Florida – U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard today sentenced Michael Ray Enzor (34, Jacksonville) to 19 years and 6 months in federal prison for transporting, and aiding and abetting the transportation of, child pornography. He also was ordered to serve a supervised release term of 15 years, register as a sex offender, and pay restitution to a victim of his offense. Enzor pleaded guilty on October 4, 2016.

According to court documents, in 2007, Enzor was convicted in Duval County of attempted capital sexual battery on a child less than 12 years old. Consequently, he was sentenced to 10 years in state prison and was released in June 2014. In October 2014, while under conditional release for the state conviction, law enforcement officers discovered that Enzor was sharing child pornography on a social networking chat website based out of Canada.

In addition to sharing child pornography, Enzor had also solicited young girls and mothers and daughters to connect with him on social media for the purpose of providing “extreme” videos to him.

On March 24, 2015, agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations executed a search warrant at a residence Enzor shared with other convicted sex offenders. Forensic analyses of Enzor’s electronic media revealed more than 100 video files depicting child pornography.

This case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations and the York Regional Police in Ontario, Canada. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kelly S. Karase.

It is another case brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Led by United States Attorneys' Offices and the Criminal Division's Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state, and local resources to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who sexually exploit children, and to identify and rescue victims.  For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.justice.gov/psc.  

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Updated January 3, 2017