A former music teacher who persuaded girls to perform sex acts over the internet has been jailed for two years and eight months.
Luton Crown Court heard Graham Conridge, 59, admitted posing as a teenage boy to contact 261 girls aged 11 to 15 through MSN and chatrooms.
He kept records of what the girls were prepared to do, the court heard.
Conridge, of Byron Crescent, Bedford, was also found with more than 16,000 indecent images of children
Prosecutor Natalie Carter said although Conridge had told the girls he would like to meet them, no active arrangements were ever made.
When they examined his computers police found 16,183 images and videos of child sex abuse.
Explicit text messages to girls were found on his mobile phone.
Friday, April 13, 2007
2 Years 8 Months
Ex-teacher jailed for cyber sex