South Florida pediatrician faces child pornography charges

Parkland resident Dr. Michael Mizrachy arrested, held without bond
Michael Mizrachy, pediatrician accused of child porn
Posted at 9:51 AM, Jan 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-13 09:51:31-05

PARKLAND, Fla. — A South Florida pediatrician has been arrested on child pornography charges.

Broward Sheriff's Office deputies said they received a tip in June that Dr. Michael Mizrachy, 49, might be in possession of and distributing child pornography.

Detectives said they obtained a search warrant and found a video containing child pornography. It appeared to show a child between the age of 8 and 10 having sex with an adult.

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Investigators said they also found several photographs of children in their bathing suits, underwear or shorts, seemingly unaware that the photos were being taken.

Sgt. Donald Prichard said a search of Mizrachy's Parkland home led investigators to discover that Mizrachy was using the KIK app to communicate with a 15-year-old.

Mizrachy was arrested Tuesday. He's being held without bond at the main Broward County jail.