Friday, September 8, 2017

Cautionary Tale: Spycams in Schools

As the school season starts, unfortunately it's time to remind children to be alert for spycams. Unfortunately, this is a story which pops up at least once or twice per month. Different players, same teacher v. student scenario...

Canada - A gymnastics coach who secretly filmed his young athletes using the toilet has received a two-year sentence for making and possessing child pornography. 

Just one of many disguises.
Angelo Despotas, 48, betrayed the trust of the students he was supposed to be teaching, guiding and inspiring, provincial court Judge Jim Threlfall told a sentencing hearing in Kelowna, B.C.

"The damage done to the victims is incalculable," Threlfall said. "Many of the victims had trained with him for years."

Despotas earlier pleaded guilty to the charges and received two consecutive sentences of 14 months for making child pornography and 10 months for possessing it. more