BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for using a facility of interstate commerce to attempt to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity.

A U.S. Attorney’s Office news release says 39-year-old Kenneth Brian Fischer was indicted Thursday.

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According to the single-count indictment, Fischer used electronic mail and text messaging to attempt to coerce a minor to meet for sex between Aug. 31 and Sept. 5.

The news release says Fischer was previously arrested on related charges and has been in custody since Sept. 13.

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Fischer faces a mandatory minimum of ten years in prison and a maximum of life. It’s unclear if Fischer has a lawyer.

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