Rhawnhurst dentist arrested for child porn

By Shannon McDonald

Michael Kushner, a 51-year-old dentist with a practice in Rhawnhurst, was arrested yesterday for viewing child pornography.  He was charged with eight counts of the dissemination of child pornography, 50 counts of possessing child pornography and criminal use of a communication facility after being caught viewing images of young girls involved in sexual acts.  All of the offenses are felonies.

Investigators are in the process of checking Kushner’s Cottman Avenue office computers.

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