Brooklyn rabbi who teaches at girls’ seminary arrested on child porn charges

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KENSINGTON, Brooklyn (PIX11) – Samuel Waldman is a respected member of his Kensington, Brooklyn community. But he is now a suspect, arrested Wednesday morning for alleged possession of child pornography.

Federal agents showed up at his house with a search warrant and confiscated his home computer, which they say contained several downloaded video files of explicit sexual acts performed by adults on children between the ages of four and 11 years old.

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The rabbi, who also works as a girls’ seminary teacher, is out on bail after being hit with child porn charges.

Waldman is a rabbi and a teacher at a girls seminary school about a mile away from his home.

If convicted, Waldman faces a minimum of five years in prison.