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Former Ga Tech Employee Sentenced For Sex Crimes

Sami Deen, 43, was given 20 years in prison and 10 years on probation. He was charged with five counts of child molestation and 25 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

A Decatur man was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to child molestation and sexual exploitation of children.

Sami Ud Deen, 43, was sentenced Jan. 23 in DeKalb County Superior Court, according to The Champion Newspaper. The prison sentence will be followed by 10 years of probation.

He previously worked as a computer technician at Georgia Tech.

Deen was arrested in November 2011. It started when authorities detrmined   an 8-year-old girl who'd been taken to Children's Healthcare/Egleston in Atlanta had been molested by a family acquaintance, Decatur police said.

The Champion Newspaper said Deen bonded out of jail twice but broke the conditions of his bond both times. The second time authorities found child pornography on his computer and he was ordered held without bond, the newspaper said.

Michael McDowell January 31, 2013 at 02:17 PM
They caught him just in time, since now he could have been a Boy Scout leader!
Drewboo January 31, 2013 at 05:52 PM
Child molesters can be boyscout leaders "now"? Straight folks have always been boy scout leaders. What are you talking about?
Tim January 31, 2013 at 07:43 PM
Michael, please read the article before posting, he molested an innocent little girl. Your comment about the Boy Scouts makes no sense.
Addy Lynn April 09, 2013 at 11:23 PM
I grew up having sleepovers in this mans house. This is so scary and I'm so thankful he's being punished.

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