Child Porn Suspect On FBI's Top 10 Most-Wanted List Arrested In Nicaragua

The FBI is going to have to choose someone else to fill out its top 10 Most Wanted List now that one of its members, Eric Justin Toth, has been arrested by police in Nicaragua, the Associated Press reported Monday.

The former private school teacher had been wanted for the FBI for allegedly possessing child pornography in Washington, D.C., where in 2008 pornographic images were found on a school camera he had used, according to a description of Toth on the FBI's website.

He also allegedly produced child porn in Maryland, the FBI description states. The FBI's site goes on to state that "Toth has often been described as a computer 'expert' and has demonstrated above-average knowledge regarding computers, the use of the Internet, and security awareness. Toth has the ability to integrate into various socio-economic classes, and is an expert at social engineering. He possesses an educational background conducive to gaining employment in fields having a connection to children. Toth may advertise online as a tutor or male nanny."

The suspect spent one year studying at Cornell University before transferring to Purdue University, where he earned a degree in education, according to the FBI, and since June 2008 the FBI believes he has traveled to states including Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Arizona, where the FBI description says he had been believed to have been living in a Phoenix homeless shelter since 2009.

Glenda Zavala, head of Nicaragua's National Police detectives, said Toth was arrested Saturday in the city of Esteli and that he would be unveiled to members of the media Monday in the capital city of Managua.

Toth was a third-grade teacher at Beauvoir, a private school located on the grounds of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.,  which he was escorted out of in June 2008 after the explicit porn images were found, the AP reported. He had not been seen since that day.

“We commend the work of the Office of the U.S. Attorney and the FBI for their ongoing efforts to apprehend Mr. Toth," the school said in a statement. "They have been tenacious and resolute in their quest to bring this case to justice."

Toth is a rare nonviolent member of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted List, but the FBI chose to include him in April 2012, because there were no good clues about where he was located, and his computer skills and "alleged penchant children made him especially dangerous," the AP reported, adding that he allegedly faked a suicide in Minnesota in August 2008 but that his body was never found.

The 31-year-old also went by the name David Bussone.

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