A former Lehigh Valley high school teacher is accused of using social media app Snapchat to send sexually-explicit images to a few of his female students.
David Andrew Borghesani, 29, resigned from his teaching post at Whitehall High School in February amid a sexting investigation involving one of his students, Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin said Tuesday.
The school district alerted police to the alleged sexting in October after a mother raised concern about contact between Borghesani and her daughter. The girl told investigators that she and Borghesani began corresponding on Snapchat more than a year earlier. The conversations began innocently before escalating to Borghesani sending several photos of his penis in August 2016, the DA’s office said.
Borghesani was charged with felony unlawful contact with a minor and misdemeanor corruption of a minor after the investigation revealed two other alleged victims, Martin said.
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Both of the other victims told investigators that they were underage and students of Borghesani when he sent them messages containing nudity via Snapchat. He also told one of the girls he wanted to have sex with her during the summer of 2016, Martin said.
Martin thanked the district for their cooperation in the investigation. The district didn’t immediately return NBC10’s request for comment.
Borghesani taught music at Whitehall High, according to various reports.
It was unclear if Borghesani had an attorney who could comment on the allegations. He awaits a preliminary hearing.