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School teacher tries to buy live video sex shows involving 4-year-old Filipino children

By Mason White 5:45 PM March 28, 2017
Scott Peeler
Scott Peeler
By: Alexis Bell

(Scroll down for video) A school teacher was caught trying to buy live video sex shows involving children and possessing child porn, according to police in Massachusetts.

The former Southbridge Middle School teacher was sentenced at the U.S. District Court in Worcester, in connection with attempting to purchase live video sex shows involving Filipino children and to possessing child pornography.

Scott Peeler, 54, who previously resided in Worcester, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman to 138 months in prison and 10 years of supervised release.

In November, he pleaded guilty to three counts of attempting to entice a minor to engage in unlawful sexual conduct and one count of possession of child pornography.

Peeler has been in custody since his arrest.

According to the police investigation, Peeler used internet-based instant messaging with video streaming capabilities to communicate with individuals in the Philippines engaged in child sex trafficking and the sale of live streaming sex shows involving children.

Peeler, who was a math teacher in a middle school, admitted to attempting on at least three occasions to arrange the purchase of live video sex shows involving children, who ranged in age from 4 to 14 years old.