2 school bus drivers among 14 facing child porn charges

Two school bus drivers are among 14 men arrested in New Jersey in a child pornography sweep.

2 school bus drivers among 14 facing child

2 school bus drivers among 14 facing child porn charges

TRENTON - Two school bus drivers are among 14 men arrested in New Jersey in a child pornography sweep.

Authorities say 28-year-old Andrew Schreiner, of Williamstown, and 28-year-old Armando Nortez, of Egg Harbor Township, drove students in Mays Landing.
    
Federal and state authorities say the men and other suspects used a file-sharing network to download and distribute child pornography on the Internet.

Those arrested range from 23 to 74 years old. The arrests cover an area from Egg Harbor Township to Elizabeth. 

"We found these deeply disturbing images of these children being abused, tortured and exploited on these defendants' home computers," says Acting Attorney General John Hoffman.

Hoffman says Schreiner exchanged sexual images with a boy online, but that no one on any of his bus routes were involved.

Authorities also accused 30-year-old Michael Van Culin, of Monroeville, of hacking into a 16-year-old Canadian girl's email account and coercing her to strip on a webcam.

He's charged under the state's stricter child pornography law that carries up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

Hoffman says the arrests are part of "Operation Predator Alert," which resulted in 14 arrests in October.

The attorney general says five of the men arrested are still in jail, and nine are free on bail.

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