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Utah man who served time in federal prison for child porn indicted again

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SALT LAKE CITY — A man who served three years in federal prison for a child pornography conviction has been charged again.

Jeremy Dean Fisk, 40, was indicted on Jan. 13 in federal court on charges of producing, receiving and possessing child pornography as well as enticing a minor, according to court documents. The indictment was unsealed last week.

According to charging documents, Ogden police began investigating Fisk in June after receiving a tip that a 15-year-old girl "was engaging in a sexually inappropriate relationship" with him, the charges state.

The girl initially denied being abused by Fisk, the charges state.

But in November and December, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children received tips of possible illegal sexual activity between the two based on Facebook messages, according to the charges. Police obtained a search warrant and discovered that between July 27 and Oct. 14, Fisk and the girl exchanged more than 14,000 messages on Facebook, the charges state.

Some of those messages included discussions of illegal sexual activity and also the investigation by police in which the two discuss "the hope that the investigation will 'just go away,'" according to the charges.

Fisk was previously indicted in 2008 in federal court with possession of child pornography. He was convicted and sentenced to 37 months in federal prison and 60 months of supervised rebased, which ended in 2017.

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