Brooklyn Teacher Arrested for Sex Crimes Against Teen Boys, Police Say

By Aidan Gardiner on January 31, 2013 9:46am 

 Yoel Malik, 33, faces 12 counts of sexual abuse and four counts of criminal sex acts and other charges after he was arrested Wednesday Jan. 30, 2013
Yoel Malik, 33, faces 12 counts of sexual abuse and four counts of criminal sex acts and other charges after he was arrested Wednesday Jan. 30, 2013
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BEDFORD STUYVESANT — A 33-year-old Brooklyn teacher has been arrested for numerous sex crimes committed against three teenage boys, police said.

Yoel Malik, who was arrested Wednesday, was charged with several counts of sexual abuse, endangering the welfare of a child, criminal sex acts and forcible touching, according to the NYPD.

Police said Malik, who worked as a teacher, abused the boys between 2012 and January 2013. The NYPD did not provide any more details about the allegations.

Malik may have taken two of the boys to motels and abused the other in a car, according to the Associated Press. He is a rabbi at a Borough Park yeshiva for at-risk-youth that has also been closed for some time due to financial difficulties, the AP reported.

The arrest comes a week after Nechemya Weberman, 54, an Orthodox Jewish counselor, was sentenced to 103 years behind bars for sexually abusing a girl for three years, attacks authorities said began when was 12-years-old.

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