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Cville Teacher Pleads Guilty to Online Coercion & Enticement of a Minor

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A former Charlottesville teacher has pleaded guilty to online coercion and solicitation of a minor. Corey Schock, 44, now faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison and a maximum of life in prison.

In Northern Virginia Federal Court he admitted that he had sexually explicit online chats with a 15-year-old in Woodbridge. Schock was linked to other similar cases as well.

He taught fourth grade at Venable Elementary School, was released to his mother's custody in March, and was indicted at the end of May.

Schock's sentencing is scheduled for August 29.

Department of Justice Press Release 

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Corey Schock, 44, of Charlottesville, Virginia, pleaded guilty today to a federal crime relating to his participation in sexually explicit online chats with a 15-year-old girl.

Dana J. Boente, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia; Valerie Parlave, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI’s Washington Field Office; Colonel Edwin C. Roessler Jr., Fairfax County Chief of Police; Chief Timothy J. Longo, Charlottesville Police Department and Stephan M. Hudson, Prince William County Chief of Police made the announcement after the plea was accepted by U.S. District Judge Claude M. Hilton.

Schock was indicted on May 29, 2014, by a federal grand jury for online coercion and enticement of a minor. Schock faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison and a maximum penalty of life in prison when he is sentenced on August 29, 2014

In a statement of facts filed with the plea agreement, Schock admitted that he engaged in sexually explicit online chats with a 15-year-old girl who lived in Woodbridge, Virginia. In those online chats, Schock sent the victim several sexually explicit pictures of himself, and he requested that the victim send him sexually explicit pictures. In response, the female sent Schock pictures and videos of herself engaging in sexually explicit behavior. Based on information in other court documents, Schock engaged in similar conduct with numerous other minors over a two-year period.

This case was investigated by the FBI’s Washington Field Office, Fairfax County Police Department, Charlottesville Police Department and Prince William County Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Matt J. Gardner is prosecuting the case.

A copy of this press release may be found on the website of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia at http://www.justice.gov/usao/vae. Related court documents and information may be found on the website of the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia at http://www.vaed.uscourts.gov or onhttps://pcl.uscourts.gov

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