Eric Toth tops FBI's 'Most Wanted' list for child pornography
Eric Toth, 30, used to be a teacher at the prestigious Beauvoir School at the National Cathedral.
Now, the former teacher is on the FBI’s infamous top ten “Most Wanted” list for allegedly possessing and producing child pornography here in the D.C.-Metro area. Toth joins the ranks of such recent list-makers as Osama bin Laden.
"He's a clear and present danger to your child,” said Ronald Hosko, who is the FBI Special Agent in Charge.
In 2008, the FBI says Toth was caught in a third grade classroom at Beauvoir with child pornography on his camera. Agents believe he was producing the pornography in Maryland. The FBI would only say there were multiple child victims in "multiple venues."
"I am glad he is on the top 10,” said Deborah de Gorter, one of Toth’s neighbors.
De Gorter lives near one of Toth's last known addresses in D.C. on Rodman Street in northwest.
“It came out after my children left Beauvoir—the community was devastated,” de Gorter said.
After the warrant was signed for his arrest in D.C. in 2008, the FBI says Toth quickly traveled to Hammond, Indiana to see his parents. Days later, he showed up in Madison, Wisconsin using an alias to buy a cell phone and GPS. The next day, his car was found at the airport in Minniapolis—in it, police found a suicide note, but no body.
The following year, Toth was sighted at a homeless shelter in Phoenix, Arizona.
Federal sources say Toth is smart and computer savvy—saying he set up a male nanny blog—easily gaining the trust of adults.
Sources say that when they found Toth’s car at the airport, they found more porn—more child victims from other states. The FBI says he needs to turn himself in.
“Failing to do that, you will go to bed tired every night… looking over your shoulder,” said Hosko said.
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