A former Bronx high school teacher who pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography has beensentenced to seven years in prison.
Jon Cruz was sentenced in Manhattan federal court on Thursday. Authorities said he paid at leastfive victims in different states to send him sexually explicit pictures while he was employed as ateacher and debate coach at Bronx High School for Science.
Prosecutors say the 34-year-old Manhattan resident carried out the crimes from July 2014 throughDecember 2015 on a school computer. They said he posted a picture of a former student as he