BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former University of Vermont Medical Center emergency room doctor who was charged last month with setting up video camera in a staff bathroom is now facing federal child pornography charges.

Eike Blohm, 38, of South Burlington appeared in court Friday where he was ordered held pending trial.

In a Friday press release, prosecutors said state investigators found hundreds of videos from a secret camera that were taken in a staff bathroom at UVM and other locations. Among the videos are 21 that allegedly show of a minor child bathing nude at a location associated with Blohm.

Last month Blohm was charged in state court with multiple counts of voyeurism.

Blohm has been fired by the hospital. Blohm, who holds both U.S. and German citizenship, is facing a 15-year minimum prison sentence and he has significant financial resources, prosecutors said.

“Experiencing the precipitous fall from successful doctor to inmate in federal prison may be too much for Blohm and, given the foregoing, makes it very likely that he would choose to flee," prosecutors say in court documents. “He presents a significant risk of flight.”

Blohm’s attorney declined to comment Friday on the case.

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