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Fort Wayne Man Sentenced to 15 Years

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

FORT WAYNE – Jeremiah Montel, age 40, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was sentenced before U.S. District Court Judge Holly A. Brady upon his guilty plea to the sexual exploitation of minors, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

Montel was sentenced to 180 months in prison, 5 years of supervised release and ordered to pay $5000.

According to documents in this case, from April 2016 through April 2017, Montel enticed a minor to produce child pornography. 

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force.  The case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley J. Miller Lowery. 


Updated February 12, 2020

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