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Seeking Potential Victims in Jerry Harris Investigation

Seeking Potential Victims in Jerry Harris Investigation

On September 17, 2020, 21-year-old Jeremiah “Jerry” Harris was arrested on a federal child pornography charge for allegedly enticing an underage boy to produce and transmit sexually explicit videos and photos of himself.

The FBI is seeking the public’s help in identifying potential additional victims who were under the age of 18 and were asked by Harris to produce or view sexually graphic videos or photographs or engage in sexual conduct. Contact may have occurred in person or through the following social media accounts:

  • Snapchat username: jerry_714
  • Instagram username: __jcoleofficial
  • Or any other account believed to be used by Jeremiah “Jerry” Harris.

If you believe you or your minor dependent(s) were victimized by Harris, please answer the questions below to the best of your ability. Your responses are voluntary but may be useful in the federal investigation and to identify you as a potential victim. It may be that you have already given this information to an FBI agent, but please provide it again on this questionnaire. Based on your responses, you may be contacted by the FBI and asked to provide additional information. All identities of victims will be kept confidential.

The FBI is legally mandated to identify victims of federal crimes it investigates. Victims may be eligible for certain services, restitution and rights under federal and/or state law.

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NOTE: If you are currently under the age of 18, please have your parent/guardian submit this form on your behalf.

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Questions
1. Please identify if you are filling this form out for yourself or a minor dependent.


3. Have you or your dependent(s) been contacted by Jeremiah “Jerry” Harris in a sexual manner?


3a. If yes, were you or your dependent(s) a minor at the time of this contact?


4. What form of contact did you or your dependent(s) have with Jerry Harris? Select all that apply.
5. Did you or your dependent(s) exchange sexual images and/or videos with Jerry Harris?


5a. If yes, please select the platform(s) in which these images and/or videos were exchanged. Select all that apply.
6. If images and/or videos were exchanged, do you or your dependent(s) have access to the communication? (e.g., screenshots or social media messages)


7. Has this contact been reported to any of the following? Select all that apply.

Privacy Act Statement

The FBI is authorized to collect the information on this form by one or more of the following provisions: Title 28, United States Code, sections 533 and 534; Title 28, Code of Federal Regulations, section 0.85; and the Attorney General Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance. The information requested will assist the FBI in providing you with assistance to which crime victims are entitled under federal law. You do not have to provide the requested information; however, failure to do so may hinder the FBI in providing you with crime victim assistance. The information collected on this form is protected by the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, Title 5, United States Code section 552a, and is maintained in the FBI’s Central Records System, DOJ/FBI-002, a description of which was published in the Federal Register at 63 Fed. Reg. 8671 (Feb. 20, 1998) and which may be viewed at www.justice.gov/opcl/doj-systems-records#doj