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U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI seeking to identify potential victims

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U.S. Department of Justice

SHREVEPORT, La. - United States Attorney Brandon B. Brown announced that the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Louisiana and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) are seeking to identify potential victims of an online child exploitation scheme which originated in Northeast Louisiana in 2021.

The defendant in this investigation, Gary Landon Harper, has been charged by federal
indictment with production of child pornography, under 18 U.S.C. § 2251, receipt of child
pornography, under 18 U.S.C. § 2252A(a)(2), possession of child pornography, under 18
U.S.C. § 2252A(a)(5)(B), and enticement of a minor, under 18 U.S.C. § 2422(b). The defendant may also be known by the following online usernames: “lilharp,” “oleharp,”
“Millwright2011,” and “olecountry1234.” The defendant is presumed innocent until proven
guilty.

If you, your family member, or anyone that you know has had contact with this
individual or any of the above-listed usernames while using the online applications Snapchat or Cash App between 2019 and 2021, please contact the FBI via email at:
harpervictim@fbi.gov.

For additional resources and information, please visit: https://www.fbi.gov/how-we-can-help-you/safety-resources/scams-and-safety/common-scams-and-crimes/sextortion.

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Fredrick Louis is a native of Monroe, Louisiana and has worked in and around Northeast Louisiana for more than 40 years. He graduated from Wossman High School and then went on to the University of Louisiana at Monroe to graduate with a B.S. in Mathematics. Following that, he attended Grambling State University where he received his M.A.T. He loves the city of Monroe and is always looking for a way to serve in the community. That love for community has led him to a 10-year career in teaching. He has worked in both the Monroe City and Ouachita Parish school systems. He was also a candidate for mayor in 2020 and has used that experience to show his students that you can do anything you want and that the only failure is not trying.