White Plains, NY – Lawrence Bottone, 54, of Norwalk, CT, who was indicted last year on numerous counts of assault, unlawful imprisonment, and criminal impersonation, pleaded guilty yesterday.* There were 50 charges in all, which had him facing decades in the prison.* His plea bargain will likely find him looking at roughly 10 years.* He has been held on $250,000 bail since his arrest in May 2011.
Bottone previously served four years in prison for torturing young black and Hispanic men in Connecticut where he was a school teacher. He was sentenced on child pornography and assault charges after he was videotaped abusing his students in a tutoring*program.
Bottone, using the pseudonym “Dr. Hunter” and posing as a professor, was accused of recruiting young men for supposed overseas spy work and torturing them throughout a fallacious training program.* He would frequent local malls and Westchester Community College looking for his targets.* In fact, he was such a fixture at the college that the security staff believed him to be part of the faculty.
Never trust people who use a pseudonyms, dear readers.* They are mentally unstable without exception.
I also find it interesting that he chose the community college for his recruiting, instead of, say, the geographically advantageous Yale.* But then, I also intently watch my laundry through the entire wash cycle.…
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