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Lehighton Area School District teacher charged in sex trafficking investigation

LEHIGHTON, Pa. - "It's so like crazy and bizarre, there's no words I can say," said Katie Steigerwalt, former student of Michael Fiefel.

He was a beloved football coach and teacher in the Lehighton Area School District. But now, 55-year-old Feifel, of Walnutport, has been charged in a sex trafficking investigation.

Back on June 9, investigators posted several ads on "Adult websites," even using an undercover officer to pose as a minor.


Feifel allegedly contacted that officer and agreed to meet up for sex. Police say he even agreed to pay her.

The undercover officer gave Feifel a date, time, and address to meet at, and when Feifel arrived authorities say he was arrested immediately.


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