Youth basketball coach had nude images of 400 boys; pleads guilty to child porn, sexual exploitation

Youth basketball coach had nude images of 400 boys; pleads guilty to child porn, sexual exploitation

[Ed. – How many liberals will read this story and not think of Brett Kavanaugh, who in their addled view is also a youth basketball coach guilty of a sexual crime?]

A former Iowa youth basketball coach possessed nude images or videos of approximately 400 boys, far more than previously alleged publicly, according to a plea agreement filed Thursday.

The coach, 42-year-old Greg Stephen of Monticello, appeared in federal court in Cedar Rapids on Thursday afternoon, clean shaven and wearing an orange jail jumpsuit, to plead guilty to child pornography and sexual exploitation offenses.

He admitted to five counts of sexual exploitation of a child and to possessing and transporting child pornography.

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Stephen acknowledged persuading or inducing five minors to masturbate so he could photograph or record them between 2010 and 2013, and to possessing sexually explicit images of another minor and transporting those images across state lines, from Illinois to Monticello.

But the 19-page plea agreement, which was filed in the online federal court system Thursday afternoon, shows Stephen was in possession of far more sexually explicit images of minors. Investigators say they found more than 400 folders on an external hard drive that contained videos of nude boys displaying their genitalia. Many of the videos show the boys masturbating, the document states.

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