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Benjamin Anderson-Agimuk sentenced to 36-year imprisonment

Ben Anderson-Agimuk, age 25, was selected to chair House District 38's local Democratic Party on Tuesday.
Christine Trudeau
Benjamin Anderson-Agimuk, age 25 at the time of the photo.

A former legislative aide from Bethel was sentenced to 36 years in jail on Thursday, July 13 inside the Nora Guinn Justice Complex.

Thirty-year-old Benjamin Anderson-Agimuk pled guilty to one felony count of sexually assaulting a minor on Jan. 12, 2023. The victim he sexually assaulted was under 11 at the time.

After he is released from prison, Anderson-Agimuk will be on probation for 15 years and will have to register as a sex offender for 30 years. He will also not be allowed to have any contact with any minors younger than 16.

Anderson-Agimuk was a legislative aide for former state House Rep. Zach Fansler. Fansler was accused of assault and resigned his office. Anderson-Agimuk then worked for Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky until 2018.

Francisco Martínezcuello was the KYUK News Reporting Fellow from November 2022 through January 2024. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Journalism. He is also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
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