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Milton Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Child Sex Crimes Committed In Fiji

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Florida

PENSACOLA, FLORIDA – Jason R. Moore, 42, of Milton, Florida, has pled guilty to two counts of “Illicit Sexual Conduct in Foreign Places.” Jason R. Coody, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the plea today after Moore admitted his criminal activity in federal court in Pensacola.

The federal indictment alleged that Moore engaged in “Illicit Sexual Conduct in Foreign Places” from March 2013 through February 2016.  Specifically, Moore engaged in these crimes in the Republic of Fiji.  Moore was arrested by Special Agents from the Department of Homeland Security and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement in Santa Rosa County in late 2022.

Moore remains in the custody of the United States Marshals Service.  Sentencing is scheduled for May 22, 2023, at 11:00 a.m., before United States District Judge M. Casey Rodgers. Moore faces up to 60 years in federal prison, followed by a term of up to a lifetime of supervised release following any imprisonment. Moore will also have to register as a sexual offender.

The case was investigated by the Department of Homeland Security, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and the New York State Police. 

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David L. Goldberg and Trial Attorney Adam Braskich of the Department of Justice’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section. 

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice and led by the U.S. Attorney’s Offices and the Criminal Divisions Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS), it marshals federal, state, and local resources to better locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit

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Updated February 22, 2023

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