A teacher married to the headmaster of the private Christian school where she works sexually abused an underage boy five times, a court heard.
Shannon Griffin, 49, reportedly had sex with the youngster five times before he turned 18, and once afterwards, while working at Jordan Baptist School in Burbank, Illinois.
The age of consent in Illinois is 17, but rises to 18 if the young person is having sex with an adult in a position of authority over them.
Griffin, who appeared in court for a bond hearing Wednesday, is said to have bombarded a second young victim with nude photos, and demanded he do the same.
She is also said to have sent the youngsters videos of herself masturbating, with the abuse exposed when they began to circulate around the school, it is claimed.
Her victims are said to have been just 15 and 16 when the abuse began, with the teacher also accused of plying them with alcohol.
Griffin, who taught four and five year-old children at the school, denied she was sexually abusive during Mondays court hearing.
She is accused of criminal sexual assault, solicitation of child pornography, as well as grooming, and is being held in lieu of $600,000 bail.
Her alleged crimes spanned fro 2013 until March 2019.
Cook County Sheriffs Office began investigating Griffin shortly after, Read More – Source