Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 08:19AM
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Magician and photographer Robert Infantino, 50, is led out of Fifth Precinct stationhouse, heading for arraignment in Central Islip criminal court to answer charges in video-spying on a mother and her two daughters. (Photo by James Carbone / August 21, 2008) As posted earlier today, Robert Infantio was charged with secretly videotaping a mother and her two daughters while they changed for a photoshoot in his home. According to an updated story from Newsday, "Robert Infantino, better known as "Bob," bills himself as "Long Island's Favorite Magician." But chances are his customers are less than thrilled with his photography Thursday, the day after Infantino, 50, was arrested by Suffolk County police, who said he secretly videotaped a mother and her two young daughters during a "free photo shoot" at his home. The girls were aged 10 and 14, police said. At his arraignment Thursday at First District Court in Central Islip, Infantino was ordered held on $180,000 cash bail, and Judge Gerard Asher issued a temporary order of protection for the woman and her children.

A prosecutor said during the arraignment that investigators have discovered hard core child pornography on a computer seized from Infantino's house."

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