Russell Taylor, the former head of the charity founded by ex-Subway spokesman Jared Fogle, was sentenced on Thursday, to 27 years in prison on child pornography charges.

Russell Taylor Sentenced To Prison on Child Porn Charges

Taylor, 44, was convicted of 12 counts of sexual exploitation of a child and one count of distribution of child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Indianapolis.

Taylor allegedly used hidden cameras in his homes, to secretly film children between March 2011 and April 2015 while they were in the bathroom showering, bathing and changing clothes.

“We are pleased with the sentence,” said Tim Horty, spokesman for the U.S. attorney.

“Mr. Taylor victimized children as young as 9 years old,” Horty told People. “Protecting those young folks is one of our highest priorities in this office.”

Brad Banks, Taylor’s attorney, asked for a sentence of 15 to 23 years, and revealed that his client was also pleased with the sentence. “He thought the judge was very fair,” Banks said.

Banks remarked that Taylor “was very remorseful and apologetic,” during the court hearing.

Banks pointed out that the sentence, which is longer than the almost 16 years Fogle received, was due to the fact that Taylor produced the porn, which “comes with higher penalties than possession or distribution,” he explained.

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