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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 8, 2016

Bandon High School Education Assistant Indicted For Producing And Distributing Child Pornography

MEDFORD, Ore. – Sean Jeffrey Haga, 31 of Bandon, Oregon, was indicted by a federal grand jury and charged with two counts of sexual exploitation of children, one count of transportation of child pornography, and a forfeiture allegation.  If convicted of sexual exploitation of children, the maximum penalty is 30 years in prison and a 15-year mandatory minimum.  Transportation of child pornography carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and a five-year mandatory minimum sentence. 

Haga is employed as an Educational Assistant at Bandon High School.  He also works as Bandon High School’s track coach and Bandon Junior High School’s Basketball coach.    The defendant is scheduled to be in Federal Court for an initial appearance on the charges on Monday, July 11, 2016.

An indictment is only an accusation of a crime, and a defendant should be presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. 

The case is being investigated by the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Judith Harper is handling the prosecution of this case.

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Project Safe Childhood
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Updated July 11, 2016