Fernando Rivas
TV Composer

Allegations Summary:
Producing and distributing child pornography
Alleged Victim Gender:

Fernando Rivas is composer known for his work on children’s television programs such as Sesame Street and Handy Manny.

In 2011, Rivas was a charged with production, transportation and possession of child pornography, and of coercing a child to engage in “sexually explicit conduct.”  He was accused of taking sexually explicit photos of a 4-year-old girl.  In 2012 he pled guilty to child pornography changes and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.