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Former BOP Drug Treatment Specialist Indicted and Arrested for Deprivation of Rights Under Color of Law, Aggravated Sexual Abuse, Abusive Sexual Contact, Sexual Abuse of an Inmate, and Introduction of Contraband


On July 29, 2021, a former BOP Drug Treatment Specialist assigned to the Federal Medical Center Lexington (FMC Lexington) in Kentucky was arrested following a July 23 Indictment charging him with two counts of deprivation of rights under color of law, two counts of aggravated sexual abuse, two counts of abusive sexual contact, seven counts of sexual abuse of an inmate, and one count introduction of contraband.  Hosea Lee, Jr. was indicted in the Eastern District of Kentucky.  According to the Indictment, from in or about August 2019 through in or about December 2019, Lee engaged in sexual conduct with four inmates in BOP custody, and sexually abused two of the victims by using force against the victims and placing the victims and fear that their children or other family members would be killed or harmed if they did not comply.  Also according to the Indictment, from in or about August 2019 through in or about December 2019, Lee provided contraband, including suboxone, alcohol, and cigarettes, to inmates at FMC Lexington.  The investigation is being conducted by the OIG’s Lexington Domicile Office, OIG’s Atlanta Area Office, the FBI, and assisted by Veterans Affairs Police.

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