Guilty! Fernando Rivas, Charleston, South Carolina (arrested Nov 2011) [child porn]

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    Name: Fernando Rivas, Charleston, South Carolina

    Age: 59

    School: Porter-Gaud, Charleston, South Carolina (employed 2002-2009)

    Position: Jazz music instructor

    Wikipedia: Fernando Rivas

    Herald Online (21 Nov 2011): Ex-Charleston teacher facing child porn charges

    The State (21 Nov 2011): Ex-Charleston teacher facing child porn charges

    ABC News 4 (21 Nov 2011): Local composer of 'Handy Manny' songs charged with child pornography

    Post and Courier (21 Nov 2011): Local composer arraigned on child pornography charges

    Reuters (21 Nov 2011): Emmy-winning composer arraigned on child porn charge

    Charleston City Paper (21 Nov 2011): Sesame Street composer faces child porn charges: Fernando Rivas also won an Emmy for Handy Manny

    CBS News (22 Nov 2011): Former Sesame Street composer Fernando Rivas pleads not guilty to child porn charges

    Fox News (22 Nov 2011): 'Sesame Street" composer arrested on child porn charges

    New York Daily News (22 Nov 2011): 'Sesame Street,' Disney music composer charged with making and distributing child pornography of 4-year-old girl in handcuffs

    ABC News 4 (22 Nov 2011): Investigators: Fernando Rivas restrained child to take photos

    TMZ (22 Nov 2011): 'Sesame Street' Composer Accused of Cuffing 4-Year-Old, Taking Sex Pics

    UK Daily Mail (22 Nov 2011): Sesame Street composer charged with distributing child porn pictures of naked four-year-old girl in handcuffs: Emmy winning musician 'made youngster wear bondage-type devices'

    USA Today (22 Nov 2011): 'Sesame Street,' Disney composer faces child porn charges

    Post and Courier (22 Nov 2011): Man accused of child porn: Rivas composed for 'Sesame Street'

     
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    Google News Alerts (March 7 2012):

    Transcript of accused child pornographer's arraignment released as ...
    Charleston Post Courier
    Rivas wowed the Charleston arts community for nearly a decade with his claims of ... a performance for the Charleston Symphony Orchestra and scored an SC ...

    Transcript Released of 'Sesame Street' Composer Accused of Child ...
    WTMA
    (CHARLESTON, SC) -- A transcript of child pornography charges detailing the ... Fernando Rivas, who is known for his musical work on Sesame Street, ...
     
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    Google News Alert (March 8 2012):

    Child porn arraignment detailed
    Charleston Post Courier
    21 arraignment, in which 59-year-old Fernando Rivas declined to have the ... develop a performance for the Charleston Symphony Orchestra and scored an SC ...
     
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    Google News Alerts (July 13 2012):

    Teacher asks for bench trial on child porn charges
    WMBF
    CHARLESTON, SC (AP) - An award-winning composer and former fine arts ... Court records that Fernando Rivas' request that a judge consider his case instead ...

    Award-winning composer, ex-SC fine arts instructor asks for bench ...
    Spartanburg Herald Journal
    AP CHARLESTON — An award-winning composer and former fine arts instructor at a ... Court records that Fernando Rivas' request that a judge consider his case ...

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    Live 5 News
    CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC/AP) - An award-winning composer for Sesame Street and ... Court records indicate Fernando Rivas' request that a judge consider his case ...
     
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    Google News Alerts (Dec 6 2012):

    Ex-SC teacher pleads guilty to child porn charges
    Enquirerherald
    Court records show that Fernando Rivas entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Charleston. Rivas had initially pleaded not guilty and was set for a ...

    Ex-SC teacher pleads guilty to child porn charges
    Seattle Post Intelligencer
    COLUMBIA, SC (AP) — An award-winning composer and former fine arts ... show that Fernando Rivas entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Charleston.

    Ex-SC teacher pleads guilty to child porn charges
    Ct Post
    By MEG KINNARD, AP COLUMBIA, SC (AP) — An award-winning composer and ... show that Fernando Rivas entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Charleston.

    Ex-SC teacher pleads guilty to child porn charges
    Houston Chronicle
    Fernando Rivas was in federal court in Charleston to enter the plea to making child pornography and using a computer to send the images across state lines.

    Former teacher at Charleston private school pleads guilty to child ...
    The Republic
    By MEG KINNARD AP COLUMBIA, South Carolina — An award-winning composer and former ... Fernando Rivas was in federal court in Charleston to enter the plea to ...
     
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    Count on 2: Former Charleston teacher pleads guilty to child porn charges (Dec 6 2012)

    Court records show that Fernando Rivas entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Charleston. Rivas had initially pleaded not guilty and was set for a bench trial on charges of making child pornography and sending images to other people.
     
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    Augusta Chronicle: Former teacher pleads guilty to child pornography charges (Dec 6 2012)

    Fernando Rivas was in federal court in Charleston to enter the plea to making child pornography and using a computer to send the images across state lines. The hearing came a week before he was slated to go on trial. Rivas could face up to 50 years in prison when he’s sentenced later.
     
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    Charleston City Paper: Sesame Street composer, former Porter-Gaud teacher Rivas pleads guilty to child porn charges (Dec 7 2012)

    Cuban-born composer Fernando Rivas, who wrote music for children's TV including Sesame Street, entered a guilty plea on charges of making, possessing, and distributing child pornography on December 6, federal court documents show. Rivas had initially entered a plea of not guilty when he was arrested following an April 2011 raid of his Ladson home that turned up illegal photos on his computer, some of which had been linked to an earlier arrest in New Jersey. The composer had been on house arrest since November of last year as a condition of his bond.
     
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    Aiken Standard: Ex-S.C. teacher pleads guilty to child porn charges (Dec 7 2012)
    An award-winning composer and former fine arts instructor at a private school in Charleston pleaded guilty on Thursday to child pornography charges. Fernando Rivas was in federal court in Charleston to enter the plea to making child pornography and using a computer to send the images across state lines. The hearing came a week before he was slated to go on trial.