Former Orleans County teacher sentenced on child pornography charges

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WIVB) – A former Orleans County teacher has been sentenced on child pornography charges.

Steven Choi, 42, of Rochester, was sentenced to time served and 15 years of supervised release in U.S. District Court.

According to U.S. Attorney Tiffany H. Lee, who handled the case, the FBI’s Child Exploitation Task Force identified the defendant accessing child pornography online. A forensic examination of that computer recovered sexually explicit photos of prepubescent girls.

Choi had been an English teacher with the Holley Central School District. He is no longer employed by the district.

Choi was charged in July 2016. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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