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Fifth Amendment is not a license to lie (access required)

The defendant, a convicted sex offender on probation, could not use the Fifth Amendment as an excuse for lying to his probation officer about criminal conduct. Background On April 21, 2014, the defendant was indicted for feloniously using “a communications system or other electronic means for the purpose of soliciting a minor for activity in violation of ...