Kansas ex-teacher, basketball coach gets 30 years for child pornography
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A former teacher and Basketball coach Prosecutors announced Thursday that he will spend 30 years behind bars for producing child pornography.
Jeffrey D. Pierce, 42, impersonated an underage woman on social media and seduced dozens of minors. Topeka area to record and send images of him engaging in sexually explicit behavior, according to court documents.
Investigators seized Pierce’s phones and other electronic devices, indicating his scheme spanned several years and targeted more than 80 minors, including his own students. Seaman High School Where he used to teach.
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Prosecutors say Pierce coerced at least one minor into sending her additional sexually explicit material by threatening to share the minor’s images with others. Pierce also distributed sexually explicit images of other minors and encouraged at least one to have sex with him in person, the Justice Department said in a statement. News for the newspaper.
Law enforcement recovered thousands of images and videos from Pearce’s electronic devices showing underage males engaging in sexually explicit behavior. Many of the photos show nude and undressed minors, apparently taken in the locker rooms of the high school where he taught.
“Soliciting the production of child sexual abuse material is a particularly troubling crime, one that affects the education and training of our children,” said Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Pollitt, Jr., Department of Justice’s Criminal Division. Dar’ becomes more serious when it is committed by an individual.” a statement.
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Pierce will serve five years of supervised release after his sentence and must pay $55,100 in special assessments.