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Press Release

Former Mamaroneck Teacher Sentenced For Possessing Child Pornography

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that LYLE KAMLET, a former teacher at a school in Mamaroneck, was sentenced yesterday by the Honorable Kenneth M. Karas to 39 months in prison for possessing child pornography.


Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara stated: “Child pornography victimizes the most innocent and vulnerable in our communities. And when a former teacher like Lyle Kamlet possesses child pornography, it is doubly dangerous and disturbing. Thanks to the efforts of the United States Postal Inspection Service, Kamlet’s illicit conduct was brought to light, and he will now face time in prison for his crime.”


KAMLET previously pled guilty to one count of possessing child pornography.


According to the Information previously filed in White Plains federal court and public information:


From in or about 2008 through 2010, on a number of occasions, KAMLET ordered child pornography videos – some of which he directed to be mailed to the school where he was then employed. During a search of his residence, law enforcement seized those videos and also found home movies that he had created that contained images of naked children.


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Mr. Bharara praised the outstanding investigative work of the United States Postal Inspection Service.


The prosecution is being overseen by the Offices White Plains Unit. Assistant United States Attorney John P. Collins Jr. is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated March 1, 2017

Project Safe Childhood
Press Release Number: 17-065