ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A former teacher at the LaSalle School in Albany arrested for allegedly having sex with one of her students was back in court on Friday.
Marina Viviani, 28, has been charged with criminal sex act, four misdemeanor sex crime charges and rape.
Viviani is accused of carrying on a relationship with a student back in 2014. At the time, the student was 17 years old.
Her attorney says 17 is the legal age of consent.
Viviani has denied the allegations, noting she was framed in an extortion scheme.