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Black Collar Crime: Pastor Fred Mack Jr. Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Sexual Assault

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Pastor Fred Mack Jr. was sentenced Monday to ten years in prison for repeatedly sexually molesting a girl.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

A Bolingbrook man who sexually assaulted a girl repeatedly from 2002 through 2004 was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Monday.

Fred Mack Jr., 65, was a family friend and pastor who assaulted the girl, now in her 20s, on multiple occasions between September 2002 and July 2004, Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow said. The crimes occurred when the girl was around the age of 12.

She reported the assault to Bolingbrook police in 2016, while working in a dance production that dealt with sexual abuse.

“This woman showed remarkable courage coming forward years after she was assaulted by this predator,” Glasgow said in a prepared statement.

The victim testified that Mack molested her on as many as 100 occasions when the two were alone. Mack told investigators that he’d molested the girl on fewer than 25 occasions.

A jury on Aug. 23 convicted Mack of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. On Monday, Judge Carla Alessio Policandriotes imposed the sentence.


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