Brian Quinones Accused of Child Pornography, Sextortion – What We Know!

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Midwood Excessive Faculty instructing assistant Brian Quinones has been arrested for a sextortion scheme that allegedly victimized minors.

[***]A Brooklyn instructing assistant traded greater than 100 recordsdata depicting the sexual abuse of youngsters and conspired to trick a minor boy into sending him sexually specific materials in a “sextortion” scheme, prosecutors alleged on Wednesday.

[***]Brian Quinones, 30, labored at Midwood Excessive Faculty, the place he labored one-on-one with kids with particular wants.

[***]“Between September 2019 and January 2020, the defendant used an instantaneous messaging utility referred to as Kik to commerce dozens of recordsdata depicting baby pornography with one other particular person who has since been charged with baby pornography-related offenses,” prosecutors wrote in a memo looking for Quinones’s detention pending trial. “The movies and pictures depict minors, together with some as younger as roughly 8 years previous, participating in all types of sexually specific conduct, together with masturbation, oral intercourse, and anal intercourse.”

[***]U.S. Legal professional Breon Peace launched an announcement highlighting the flowery lengths that Quinones allegedly took to lure his victims.

[***]“As alleged, Quinones was a prolific dealer of kid pornography who posed as a girl with a view to solicit sexually specific movies from a minor boy, then blackmailed the sufferer with merciless threats to submit the fabric on the Web,” Peace wrote. “This Workplace is working diligently with our legislation enforcement companions to deal with the web exploitation of minors and defend our kids from predators like Quinones.”

[***]After Quinones’s co-conspirator was arrested, prosecutors mentioned that they obtained their graphic chat data.

[***]“I ponder what this white boy seems to be like now… He prob was kidnapped as a child,” one message learn.

[***]Quinones allegedly inspired his co-conspirators to promote the movies, writing: “They undoubtedly not older than 15[.] Belief me will probably be a be[s]t vendor.”

[***]Fantasizing about intercourse acts he wished to carry out on a sufferer in one of many movies, Quinones allegedly wrote, “He’s a skilled whore. What else he good for . . . I wanna discover him . . . He gonna cry however idgaf,” utilizing the web slang for “I don’t give a f**okay.”

[***]After discovering such messages, authorities mentioned they obtained a warrant to look Quinones’s residence and digital units. The sextortion allegations stem from a collection of WhatsApp messages authorities mentioned they found between Quinones and a 15-year-old boy anonymized in courtroom papers as “John Doe.”

[***]“Posing as a girl, the defendant despatched John Doe a video of ‘herself’ masturbating and solicited sexually specific materials from John Doe,” Quinone’s detention memo states. “Appearing on the defendant’s path, John Doe created and despatched two movies of himself participating in a intercourse act. The defendant then warned John Doe, ‘B[***]h [I] acquired every thing u despatched,’ later including that he would ‘spoil’ John Doe. The defendant directed John Doe to do ‘[e]verything [I] inform u to do’ and to ‘behave.’ He then wrote, ‘Get in your fingers and knees[.] In a one minute vid[.] Bare[.]’ When John Doe declined to take action, the defendant threatened, ‘I[’]m able to make u well-known[.] Any final phrases?””

[***]Prosecutors say that Quinones researched the best way to threaten minors into sending him sexually specific pictures.

[***]“For example, a evaluate of a cellular phone utilized by the defendant reveals that he entered the next queries (amongst others) into his Web search browser: (1) ‘forcing boys to ship nudes sextortion;’ (2) ‘forcing boys to ship nudes;’ (3) ‘sextortion boys;’ (4) ‘boy raped sextortion;’ (5) ‘sextortion chat;’ and (6) ‘minor boy in MP arrested for blackmail extortion used banned apps,’” the federal government’s memo states. “On one other event, the defendant mentioned an ongoing extortion scheme in a collection of direct messages with one other person on his Twitter account. The defendant urged the opposite person, ‘Threaten him to do extra . . . I like making boys into slaves[.] They’d experience plungers to not get uncovered[.]’”

[***]The FBI’s Assistant Director-in-Cost Michael J. Driscoll believes that Quinones might have extra victims, soliciting public’s assist by way of the bureau’s tip line 1-800-CALL-FBI.

[***]Quinones faces a compulsory minimal of 15 years imprisonment if convicted of sexual exploitation of a kid.

[***]Learn Quinone’s detention memo under:

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