Raids would soon be carried out at his unit in Alexandria and at Nine's offices in Willoughby, sending shockwaves through the media.
Ironically, criminal lawyer Sam Macedone was on his way to shoot a quick grab for A Current Affair when he got the call from Mc Cormack.
Reale, 30, from Perth, was a recent university graduate teaching Year 6 and the star of a flamboyant joke video where he pretended to be Beyonce.
But all the while he was keeping a secret stash of photos and videos of children 'engaging in sexual activity' - and sharing them with others.
The operation was clearly planned in advance, with police shooting more than two minutes of footage to distribute to the media.
Mc Cormack stood sheepishly on the side of the highway in a navy suit as officers methodically took apart his car.
It's not clear what's next - his career over and his name to be listed on the sex offender's register. Police raid A Current Affair offices in Willoughby and his home in Alexandria.
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