Michael Mizrachy, with more than 20 years of pediatric practice after an investigation and a search warrant
| 01/13/2021 | ionicons-v5-c11: 13 | . |
Miami.- A pediatrician south of Florida was arrested by possession and distribution of child pornography, reported this Wednesday the Sheriff’s Office of the Broward County.
Michael Mizrachy, with more than 20 years of pediatric practice, was arrested Tuesday night after the unit of Internet Crimes Against Children from said agency received a tip last June that led to a investigation of the detainee and a search warrant.
In Mizrachy’s computer, a video was found in which a minor between 8 and 10 years of age appears having sex with an adult, as well as images of minors in underwear or bathing suits, without apparently the children being aware of which the images were taken.
According to the Police, those minors portrayed were the children of his friends.
According to the sheriff’s office, the pediatrician He also used the KIK application to talk with a child under 15 years of age, during which there was an exchange of images of sexual content.
Mizrachy, who is expected to appear before a judge this Wednesday, faces two counts of possession sexual act by a child and one count of computer pornography.
As reported by local media, the pediatrician He had been in divorce proceedings since last November and his wife has requested custody of the children.
The detainee had his consultation at the center West Broward Pediatrics, In the town of Plantation, who regretted the fact and clarified that the doctor no longer worked there since last year.
« We have no evidence that any crime has been committed in the performance of their professional duties, » added the center.