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Math tutor charged with molestation faces accusers at preliminary hearing

Original post made on Nov 23, 2022

The first group of 17 women who were allegedly molested by Palo Alto math tutor Mark Allan Hodes when they were children took the stand on Monday to testify during his preliminary hearing.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, November 23, 2022, 9:40 AM

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Posted by Florence Jackson
a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on Nov 23, 2022 at 1:10 pm

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Editor's note: The details in this article may be disturbing to some readers.

Very disturbing indeed and the defense attorney (Barton) trying to differentiate molestation with clothes on VS the closer touchy-feely stuff is equally disturbing.

These young girls were there to improve their math skills, not to provide illegal and perverse adult entertainment.


Posted by Citizen
a resident of College Terrace
on Nov 25, 2022 at 2:33 pm

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I see PAO posted a photo of this suspect, who was charged, but not yet convicted. So, this offense qualifies?

Hope there's no double standard.

Good thing to post the suspect's, as others might want to protect themselves if this person is out on bail....


Posted by Citizen
a resident of College Terrace
on Nov 25, 2022 at 2:51 pm

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Using the logic that PAO shouldn't post a photo of a suspect only charged, but not proven guilty, should parents keep sending their kids to this suspect for math tutoring? Same logic. Not yet proven guilty.

I don't think so.


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