Missouri teacher charged with sexually exploiting girl

Allegedly blackmailing a 14-year-old girl

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Missouri high school teacher is facing a criminal charge after allegedly blackmailing a 14-year-old girl to force her to send him sexually explicit photos and videos. Federal prosecutors say in a news release that 31-year-old Brandon Lane McCullough of Branson, Missouri, was charged in a criminal complaint with sexual exploitation of a minor. His defense attorney did not immediately return a message left at the public defender’s office. McCullough was formerly a business teacher at Cassville High School and had accepted a position at Hollister High School for next year.