Texas – A 38-year-old Ore City, Texas man has been indicted for child
exploitation charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney
Joseph D. Brown today.
Jeremy OKieth Kyle, also known as Corey
Webster, also known as Rick, was named in an indictment returned by a federal
grand jury on Apr. 3, 2019 charging him with coercion and enticement, sexual
exploitation of children, traveling with intent to engage in illicit sexual
contact, and penalties for registered sex offenders.
According to the indictment, on various
dates in 2016 and 2018, Kyle, a convicted sex offender, is alleged to have
committed numerous offenses against minor female victims.
If convicted of all counts, Kyle will
receive life in federal prison.
Anyone who had contact with Jeremy
OKieth Kyle or Corey Webster is urged to contact the U.S. Attorney’s Office at 1-800-804-3547.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office will take the necessary steps to protect the
individuals’ identities and confidential information.
This case is being prosecuted as part of
Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic
of child sexual exploitation and abuse launched in May 2006 by the Department
of Justice. Led by United States Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division's
Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS), Project Safe Childhood
marshals federal, state, and local resources to better locate, apprehend, and
prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as to
identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood,
please visit www.projectsafechildhood.gov.
This case is being investigated by the
Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Texas Department of Public Safety -
Criminal Investigations Division, the Tyler Police Department, the Longview
Police Department, the Ore City Police Department, the Hughes Springs Police
Department, the Daingerfield Police Department, and the Red Oak Police
Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Nathaniel C. Kummerfeld is prosecuting the