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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Bangor Man Pleads Guilty to Child Exploitation Charges

Contact: F. Todd Lowell
Andrew McCormack
Assistant United States Attorneys
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Timothy S. Klimas, 27, of Bangor, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to using children to produce child pornography and to distributing child pornography.

Court records reveal that between 2012 and 2014 the defendant sexually abused three minor children and used a digital camera and his cell phone’s camera to record sexually explicit images of them.  He posted many of those images to a website.  He was arrested in August 2014.

Klimas faces at least 15 years and up to 110 years in prison and up to a $1,000,000 fine.  He will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.

The investigation was conducted jointly by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bangor and Newport Police Departments.

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Project Safe Childhood
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Updated September 29, 2015