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Former teacher pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

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Posted at 4:06 PM, Jul 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-02 16:06:05-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A former teacher in the Clymer Central School District has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography.

According to federal prosecutors, Scott Aikens, 60, was active on a Thai-based child pornography open website.

He was arrested at his home on Route 474 in Clymer in September. Prosecutors found 683 videos and 22 images of child pornography on his laptop.

At the time of his arrest, Aikens taught grades 7-12.

He faces up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced in October.