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Mission Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

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

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Mission, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on January 20, 2016, by U. S. District Judge Roberto Lange.

George Scott, age 30, was sentenced to one year and one day in custody, 5 years supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. 

Scott was indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender by a federal grand jury on September 9, 2015.  He pled guilty on November 17, 2015.

Between June 22, 2015, and July 31, 2015, Scott, a person required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, and a sex offender by reason of a conviction under Federal Law, failed to properly register as a sex offender in Pennington and Todd County.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Carrie G. Sanderson prosecuted the case.

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

Updated January 23, 2016