High Sentence for Attempted Online Enticement

High Sentence Attempted Online Enticement
An Air Force base employee was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, after pleading guilty to attempted online enticement of a minor.  According to U.S. Sentencing Commission data, from 2006-2016 there were 466 individuals sentenced under 2G1.1 in Criminal History Category I who pleaded guilty.   The average sentence was 23 months and the median was 14 months.  A sentence of 10 years is in the 97.4th percentile, meaning it was greater than 97.4% of the 466 individuals sentenced. The DOJ press release about the case can be accessed here.

Mark Allenbaugh serves as President and Chief Research Officer of SentencingStats.com, Inc.. He is a former staff attorney for the U.S. Sentencing Commission, and a co-editor of "Sentencing, Sanctions, and Corrections: Federal and State Law, Policy, and Practice" (2nd ed., Foundation Press, 2002). Mark is widely regarded as a national expert in Federal sentencing guidelines, analysis and strategy.

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