ND man to change plea in connection to incident involving minor

BISMARCK, N.D. - A 44-year-old North Dakota man is expected to change his plea in federal court on Wednesday. Jess Mallo faces charges of engaging in sexual conduct with a minor for the purpose of producing visual materials to mail out.

Court records show Mallo is charged with sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of images depicting the sexual exploitation of minors for an incident that happened between Oct. 1, 2016 and July 25, 2017.

His sentencing hearing is scheduled for June 11.