Israeli school security official charged with spreading child porn
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Israeli school security official charged with spreading child porn

(JTA) — Prosecutors in Israel indicted a schools security official for possessing and disseminating child pornography.

The suspect, a 56-year-old resident of Rishon Lezion and the person responsible for providing security to the city’s schools and kindergartens, was indicted Wednesday at the city’s magistrates court approximately two weeks after his arrest, the news site nrg reported.

Police investigators found nearly 2,000 videos and 30,000 photos of child pornography on his home computer, according to a statement by the Central District Prosecutor’s Office. A cellphone that detectives said belonged to the suspect contained additional child pornography materials, the statement read. Some of the files had the phrase “pedo” in their names.

The security official, who worked for the schools for years, is also accused of sharing the files with other consumers of child pornography.

The indictment said his position, which gave him access to young children and teens, made the suspect “seriously dangerous” to society.