Ex-Teacher Added to FBI’s ‘Most Wanted’ List

Published: April 9, 2012

WASHINGTON—Eric Justin Toth, a former private-school teacher and camp counselor accused of possessing and producing child pornography, is the newest addition to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List.

Toth, who also goes by the name David Bussone, has been on the run since warrants for his arrest were issued in Maryland and the District of Columbia in 2008. There is a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to Toth’s arrest, and we need your help to locate him.

“We have always counted on the public’s support to help capture fugitives and solve cases,” said Mike Kortan, assistant director of the FBI’s Office of Public Affairs in an official statement. “The addition of Eric Toth to the Top Ten list illustrates how important it is to get this individual off the streets and into custody.”

The FBI’s investigation began in June 2008, after pornographic images were found on a camera that had been in Toth’s possession at the private school where he worked. Since becoming a fugitive, he is believed to have traveled to Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. Investigators believe he lived in Arizona as recently as 2009.

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Toth turned 30 on February 13. He is 6’3” tall and weighs about 155 pounds. He has brown hair, green eyes, and a medium complexion. He has a mole under his left eye.

Toth is well educated — he attended Cornell University for a year and then transferred to Purdue University, where he earned an education degree. He is described as a computer expert and is believed to regularly use the Internet and social networking Web sites. He may advertise online as a tutor or male nanny.

He replaces Osama Bin Laden on the list.

Read the full press release.

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