Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario Man in U.S. Custody Faces More Child Sex Exploitation Charges in Canada

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario Man in U.S. Custody Faces More Child Sex Exploitation Charges in Canada

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Cdn man faces more child exploitation charges

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MARKHAM, Ont. - Ontario Provincial Police say a Canadian man charged in the U.S. after allegedly flying to Atlanta in an attempt to have sex with an underage girl he met online will face further charges in Canada.

In a statement Tuesday, OPP say 53-year-old Yves Joseph Legault of Markham, Ont., is in custody in the U.S. and will answer to the charges laid in Canada once the investigation and court process in the U.S. are complete.

The OPP, which has been working with FBI officials, say members of their police force, Canada Border Services Agency and York regional police executed a search warrant at a Markham, Ont., residence and seized several computers and related items that contained images of child sexual abuse.

They have charged Legault with two counts of possession of child pornography, one count of accessing child pornography, one count of making sexually explicit material available to a child and three counts of luring a child. …

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