New Square Man Pleads Not Guilty to Child Sex Accusations

According to the attorney of a New Square man accused of sexually abusing a boy from the age of eight until he turned thirteen, they are planning to challenge the felony charges against him. Attorney Gerard Damiani stated on Wednesday that his client, 55-year old Moshe Taubenfeld, who is a teacher in New Square and the father of twenty children, pleaded not guilty to thirty counts of forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child and sexual assault, as well as a misdemeanor charge of forcible touching. Taubenfeld has been registered as a low level sex offender and if found guilty could receive two to seven years in prison, though Damiani stated his client recently rejected a deal that would have given him less prison time in exchange for a guilty plea, and denies the accusations, which they will be challenging in court. The jury will be selected on September 15 and the case will most likely start soon after.

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