Former GA high school coach indicted on 22 charges after arrest for sexual exploitation of children

A former Georgia band director and golf coach has been charged with 22 counts after being arrested for child sexual exploitation, reports WGXA.
Bryant Miles Benson was arrested on December 30, 2021 in Monroe County. Prior to his arrest, he worked at Mary Persons High School for at least four years.
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Benson was arrested after someone reported that he had exchanged sexually explicit material with a youth who had been his high school student.
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In documents obtained by WGXA, Benson is accused of sending explicit videos and images to a student, enticing minors to take explicit images and videos of their bodies on multiple occasions, and exchanging multiple messages involving sexual activity with a minor describe. Documents show that he also sent videos of his genitals to a minor. The events happened between August 2020 and December 2021, according to the documents.
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Benson was indicted on Tuesday on 22 charges, including sexual exploitation of a child, electronically providing obscene materials to a minor, sexual contact by employees or first-degree agents, and illegal use of communications facilities. He also faces charges related to text messages he sent trying to obtain controlled substances.

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