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Biloxi Man Sentenced for Possession Of Child Pornography

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Mississippi


Gulfport, Miss. – Michael Lee, 53, of Biloxi, Mississippi, was sentenced on August 14, 2017, by Chief U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr., to serve 108 months in federal prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release for possession of child pornography, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Harold Brittain and Special Agent in Charge Raymond R. Parmer, Jr.

In addition to the prison term, Lee was ordered to pay restitution of $1,000 to a victim and a $5,000 special assessment under the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015.

The investigation revealed that on September 16, 2014, Lee was identified as the individual at a Biloxi address who, through activity with a Peer to Peer file sharing network, knowingly possessed on his computer and hard drive visual depictions of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct.

This case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Andrea Jones and Glenda Haynes.

Updated September 11, 2017