Las Vegas medical professional investigated for kid pornography

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

A Las Vegas physician was reserved into Clark County Detention Center over the weekend as an outcome of a kid pornography investigation.

On Wednesday, Las Vegas Metro cops revealed the Saturday, June 20 arrest of Binh “Ben” Chung, 41. According to police, Chung’s arrest followed an investigation of claims by a juvenile victim.

Metro’s Sexual Assault Section detectives, who began their examination on June 4, learned the claims involved a man who is utilized as a medical physician in the area, police said.

Chung most just recently practiced from an office in the 8700 block of West Warm Springs Roadway. Police likewise stated his medical license was suspended indefinitely by the Nevada State Medical Board.

He deals with 10 counts of ownership of child pornography and a count of utilizing a small over 14 to produce child pornography.

“We just weren’t anticipating that. We found a number of kid pornography videos when we did the search warrants on the computer systems,” Metro’s Lt. Dan McGrath stated.

Police claim Chung sexually assaulted females and kids while videotaping the attacks.

“We have actually identified three individuals today. I have one person who’s not recognized, but as I’ve said, there could be a variety of videos we retrieve,” McGrath stated.

Investigators assert Chung would make home calls after hours and return to his office with clients, sometimes as late as 11 p.m. They stated he would then inject them with a sedative or something to knock them out totally.

“It was extremely disturbing that we consulted with the medical board. As soon as we consulted with them, they immediately suspended his license, and we moved to apprehend and charge him,” McGrath said.

Chung has actually been exercising medication in Nevada considering that 2005. In 2006, he was accused of a sex crime involving a teen, however cops said that record is sealed.

Chung’s bail was set at $550,000. Authorities expect him to make bail.

Police urged any individual who has concerns they or their kid may have been a victim of Chung to contact the Metro’s Sexual Assault Area at 702-828-3421.

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