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Flatbush teacher arrested for sending photo of his private parts to student using mobile app (video)

By Mason White 5:38 PM August 28, 2014
Sean Shaynak 

By: Devansh Dutt
(Scroll down for video) A Flatbush teacher was arrested on charges of disseminating indecent material after allegedly sending an adult photo to a student using a mobile app, police in New York said.

Brooklyn Police said that 44-year-old Sean Shaynak, was a math and science teacher at Brooklyn Technical High School.

He was arrested on Tuesday, after being charged with disseminating indecent material to a minor, obscenity, endangering the welfare of a minor and harassment.

Prosecutors said he sent a picture of his private parts to a 16-year-old student over Snapchat. The student told an adult about the incident, who reported it to the Federal Bureau of Investigations.

The teacher was barred from having any contact with students, the Department of Education said. Shaynak was booked into jail and is being held on $100,000 bond.

He could face up to seven years in prison if convicted.