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Investigators are praising an Edmonton mother for stopping a meeting between her year-old daughter and a year-old man whom police have accused of travelling from Australia to have sex with the underage girl. Investigators said a man met the girl over a gaming platform in October and regularly exchanged sexually explicit chats and photos.
The mother contacted police immediately.
Instead of meeting with the girl in his hotel room Feb. Investigators seized a computer and other electronic devices that will now undergo forensic examination. Jiashu Weng, 22, is charged with luring under 14 years of age, possession of child pornography and distributing child pornography. Weng showed no emotion while the details of the charges were read aloud in court at an interim release hearing Friday afternoon, but waved to his mother in the gallery after the hearing.
After Weng is released from custody on a promise to return to Edmonton for any trial or sentencing that may ensue, while in Canada he must be on good behaviour and is banned from contacting the underage girl either directly or indirectly, possessing any cellphone or electronic device that can send or receive messages, or having any computer or other device that can connect to the Internet.
Weng was also ordered to stay away from any parks, pools or other public places where there is a reasonable expectation children will be present and from having any contact with anyone under the age of It is likely Weng — an Australian university student in his last year who comes from a wealthy family and lives with his mother — will be charged with similar offences when he returns to Australia, said Crown prosecutor Craig Krieger, who consulted with lawyers in Australia.
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Jail for Edmonton man who wanted sex with teen