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Box Elder Man Sentenced for Enticement of a Minor

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Box ElderRapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Enticement of a Minor Using the Internet was sentenced on June 13, 2017, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Christopher Michael Fox, age 43, was sentenced to 20 years of imprisonment, followed by 10 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Fox was charged on June 14, 2016, and pleaded guilty on March 10, 2017. The conviction stems from Fox enticing two minor females, ages 11 and 16, to engage in illegal sexual activity using the internet.

This case was investigated by the Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins prosecuted the case.

Fox was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated June 16, 2017

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