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Ten Year Sentence For Teacher In Child Porn Case

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Federal prosecutors say an East Hampton middle school teacher has been sentenced to more than ten years in prison after he was found with child pornography on his computers– including software which made  photos taken of his students with clothing on appear as if they were naked.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents first identified 32-year-old Richard Hendricks of Ashford because of his purchase of live child sex shows broadcast over the internet from the Philippines.

U-S Attorrney for Connecticut David Fein called it “an extreme violation of trust.”

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