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Teacher pleads guilty, gets five years for sex-related offenses

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On Tuesday, a disgraced former high school teacher pleaded guilty to various sex-related offenses and was sentenced to five years in prison.

Sean Shaynak, a former math and science teacher at Brooklyn Technical High School, was facing a 36-count indictment when he pleaded guilty to kidnapping, disseminating indecent material to a minor, endangering the welfare of a child and official misconduct, Gothamist reported, adding that he stood accused of abusing seven women ranging in age from 14 to 18.

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“This guilty plea spares the young victims from having to testify publicly at trial and in graphic detail,” said Oren Yaniv, a Brooklyn DA spokesman, in a statement quoted by Gothamist. “In addition to five years in prison, the defendant is now a violent predicate felon who must register as a sex offender and will never be allowed to teach again.”

Allegations again Shaynak included a list of accusations, including allegedly taking a teen to a nude beach and getting her drunk, going to an out-of-state sex club where a student watched Shaynak engage in sex acts and sending nude photos of himself to students, the New York Daily News added in a related report.

He will never be allowed to teach again and is ordered to stay away from the victims, Assistant District Attorney Janet Gleeson said to the Daily News.

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“As a teacher, he was very cool to hang out with and talk to,” one student stated in a court filing when the suit became public, according to Gothamist. “I can totally understand how the other girls could look up to him. I feel like I was used. If I had a chance to sit down and talk to him, I would tell him what he did was sick, and he should have stopped when I told him to stop.”

Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Martin Murphy will most likely sentence Shaynak on Jan. 6, the Daily News added.