Zachary Reeder, Anaheim, California (arrested Feb 2013) [catfishing]

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    Zachary Reeder (Orange, California), 30, social studies / history teacher & director of basketball operations at Servite High School, Friar Servants of Mary, Anaheim, California, "charges of possession and distribution of child pornography, lewd conduct with a child and child annoyance"

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    ABC Local KABC: Anaheim high school teacher arrested for child porn; allegedly posed as woman on Facebook (Feb 10 2013)

    Zachary Reeder, 30, of Orange, was arrested Saturday. Irvine police say Reeder posed as a woman on Facebook and befriended underage boys. Police say Reeder had them take sexually explicit photos of themselves and send them to him. Detectives say so far there is no indication that Reeder had any physical contact with the boys. Several of the victims have been identified, including one as young as 14 years old.

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    Orange County Register: Servite teacher arrested on lewd-conduct allegations (Feb 10 2013)

    Zachary Reeder, 30, of Orange, was arrested on suspicion of lewd conduct with a child, possession and distribution of child pornography, and child annoyance. Police say he posed as a young, blonde, white female on Facebook and persuaded boys to send him personal photos. Reeder, though, did not appear to have any physical contact with the alleged victims, one of whom was 14 years old, police said. A social-science teacher at Servite High School in Anaheim, Reeder may have chosen boys he met there, police said.
     
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    KTLA: Cops: Teacher Posed as Girl on Facebook to Lure Boys (Feb 11 2013)

    Irvine police have arrested a high school teacher for allegedly using a fake Facebook page to lure young boys into sending him sexually explicit pictures. Police say 30-year-old Zachery Reeder posed as a young woman on Facebook and did not appear to have any physical contact with the alleged victims.
     
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    Orange County Register / Varsity: O.C. teacher/coach arrested on lewd-conduct allegations (Feb 11 2013)

    Zachary Reeder, 30, of Orange, was arrested on suspicion of lewd conduct with a child, possession and distribution of child pornography, and child annoyance. Police say he posed as a young, blonde, white female on Facebook and persuaded boys to send him personal photos.
     
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    Inquisitr: Facebook Sexual Predator: Teacher Lured In Boys Using Social Networking (Feb 11 2013)

    Public school teach Zachary Reeder, 30, has been arrested on suspicion of lewd conduct with a child, child annoyance, and possession and distribution of child pornography. The Orange County high school teach used Facebook to lure in young male students while asking for nude photos ... The school teacher targeted boys as young as 14-years-old, convincing them to send sexually graphic photography over the internet ... Zachary Reeder is married with a daughter.
     
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    San Juan Capistrano Patch: Former Local Teacher Arrested for Alleged Lewd Conduct with Children (Feb 11 2013)

    According to the Irvine Police Department, Zachary Reeder, 30, posed as a female on Facebook and befriended under-aged males. After establishing increasingly inappropriate relationships with the victims online, Reeder allegedly would convince them to take sexually explicit photos of themselves and send them to him. Reeders' false profile featured a photograph of a young white female with light blond hair, according to an Irvine PD press release ... Irvine police have been able to identify several victims, including one who is 14. The alleged crimes discovered have occurred over the past two years.
     
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    Ventura County Star: Anaheim teacher poses as girl on Facebook to lure boys (Feb 11 2013)

    Investigators say a male teacher has been posing as a Southern California girl on Facebook to lure boys into online relationships. Anaheim police say 30-year-old Zachary Reeder convinced the boys to send him sexually explicit photographs of themselves.

    Visalia Times Delta: Teacher poses as girl on Facebook to lure boys (Feb 11 2013)


    Merced Sun Star: Teacher poses as girl on Facebook to lure boys (Feb 11 2013)

    Journal Gazette: Teacher poses as girl on Facebook to lure boys (Feb 11 2013)

    News 10: Teacher poses as girl on Facebook to lure boys (Feb 11 2013)
     
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    UK Daily Mail: Married teacher caught in catfishing scam as he 'tried to get his male students to send him sexually explicit pictures via Facebook' (Feb 11 2013)

    A married Catholic high school teacher was caught allegedly posing as a woman on Facebook and befriending his male students as he tried to get them to send him explicit photos. Zachary Reeder was a history teacher at Servite High School in Anaheim, California and he was caught by local police as part of the catfishing scam. Reeder, 30, is married and has a young daughter, but that didn’t stop him from engaging in the obscene online scheme. He reportedly used a picture of an unidentified young, white female with blond hair to lure the boys in on his false profile.
     
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    Gawker: Male Teacher Accused of Posing as Female on Facebook to Solicit Nude Photos from Underage Students (Feb 11 2013)

    A history teacher at an all-boys Catholic school in Orange County was arrested over the weekend and charged with posing as a female on Facebook in order to convince underage boys to send him explicit photos of themselves. 30-year-old Zachary Reeder of Orange has taught history at Servite High School in Anaheim since 2008. He was also an assistant walk-on baseball coach at Beckman High School until last year. Police suspect he may have "targeted victims to befriend through his employment." Several of Reeder's victims have been identified, including one 14-year-old boy.
     
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    Irvine Police Department Press Release: Man Arrested for Lewd Conduct with a Child (Feb 10 2013):

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    IRVINE, CA (February 10, 2013): On Saturday, February 09, 2013, Irvine Police Detectives arrested Zachary Reeder (1-28-83) of Orange for lewd conduct with a child, possession and distribution of child pornography, and child annoyance.

    Detectives believe Reeder posed as a female on Facebook and befriended under-aged males. After establishing increasingly inappropriate relationships with the victims online, Reeder would convince them to take sexually explicit photos of themselves and send them to him. The false profile set up by Reeder utilized a photograph of a young white female with light blond hair.

    Several victims have been identified including one that is fourteen years of age. At this time, there is no indication that Reeder had any physical contact with victims. The crimes discovered have occurred over the past two years. Detectives are investigating the possibility that Reeder targeted victims to befriend through his employment at Servite High School in Anaheim where he has worked as a history teacher since Fall, 2008. Reeder also has prior employment history at Beckman High School where he worked as a walk-on assistant baseball coach for 4 seasons through last year. The Irvine Police Department is working closely with personnel from the high schools to ensure Reeder does not have access to any students and to notify parents.
     
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    CBS News: California teacher poses as girl on Facebook to lure boys into online relationships, report says (Feb 11 2013)

    A male teacher was arrested in California on Saturday for luring young boys into online relationships while posing as a girl on Facebook, CBS Los Angeles reports. Authorities said 30-year-old Zachary Reeder pretended to be a young girl and convinced young boys to send him sexually explicit photos of themselves. It is not believed that Reeder had any in-person contact with the boys.
     
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    Fox News: Teacher posed as girl on Facebook to lure boys, police say (Feb 11 2013)

    Investigators say a male teacher has been posing as a Southern California girl on Facebook to lure boys into online relationships. The Orange County Register reports that Irvine police arrested 30-year-old Zachary Reeder on suspicion of lewd conduct with a child, possession and distribution of child pornography, and child annoyance. Police say Reeder convinced the boys to send him sexually explicit photographs of themselves by posing as a young woman.
     
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    This thread had added a new word to my vocabulary:

    Urban Dictionary: Catfishing

    The phenomenon of internet predators that fabricate online identities and entire social circles to trick people into emotional/romantic relationships (over a long period of time).
     
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    Gant Daily: California teacher arrested on child porn case (Feb 11 2013)

    A 30-year-old high school teacher from Orange County, California was arrested Saturday for allegedly posing as a female in Facebook and enticing boys to send him illicit photos. According to authorities, Zachary Reeder was detained on suspicion of lewd conduct with a child, possession and distribution of child pornography, and child annoyance. Police said Reeder created a fake Facebook account that enabled him to convince young boys to send him photos, but it appeared the victims had no physical contact with him.
     
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    My Fox L.A.: Catholic School Teacher Busted In 'Catfish' Scheme (Feb 12 2013)

    A 30-year-old history teacher and baseball coach was charged today with dozens of felony counts for allegedly creating a fake woman's Facebook profile to lure at least 35 underage teenage boys to send him sexually explicit photos and videos of themselves. Zachary Joshua Reeder of Orange, who was arrested Saturday, made his first court appearance today and had his bail set at $1 million ...
     
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    Qweerty: Male Teacher Arrested For Posing As A Girl To Lure Boys Into Facebook Relationships (Feb 12 2013)

    A history teacher at an all-boys Catholic school was arrested Saturday after posing as a girl on Facebook in order to solicit sexually explicit pictures from underage boys. According to O.C. Varsity, 30-year-old Zachary Reeder is married and has a daughter ... While authorities don’t believe Reeder met any of his alleged victims offline, they are trying to determine if he used his job to target them. Several of his victims have been identified, including one boy as young as 14 years old.
     
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    KTLA: Police: 70 Teens Come Forward in Facebook Lewd-Photos Case (Feb 14 2013)

    Police say 30-year-old Zachery Reeder posed as a young woman on Facebook and did not appear to have any physical contact with the alleged victims. At least 70 teens from Lake Forest, Irvine, Anaheim, Tustin and Orange have come forward in the case ... Prosecutors has filed 140 felony counts against Reeder, including possession of child pornography, distributing obscene matter involving minors, exhibiting lewd material to a minor and luring a child with intent to commit a specified crime.
     
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    Observer & Eccentric: More teens in Facebook lewd photos case (Feb 15 2013)

    Investigators say at least 70 teenagers have come forward in a Facebook lewd photos case involving a male Southern California teacher who posed as a girl to lure boys into online relationships. Irvine police say 30-year-old Zachary Reeder, who was arrested last weekend and posted $1 million bail, convinced the boys to send him sexually explicit photographs of themselves.