The man who sextorted teenage BC Amanda Todd should be sentenced to match the harm he caused: The Crown

Amanda Todd’s mother, Carol Todd, and brother Christopher leave the New Westminster, British Columbia courtroom on October 11, 2022. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

Crown lawyers said. Man Who Repeatedly sending pornographic pictures and videos of a British Columbia teenager to other children and adults deserves a sentence that reflects the harm he caused.

Louise Kenworthy said at her BC Supreme Court sentencing hearing that Aydin Coban was happy to tell Amanda Todd that she would ruin her life if she didn’t provide any more material. Told.

Todd committed suicide on October 10, 2012 at the age of 15. Her court heard that her mother tried to breathe her life into her as she lay dying in her bedroom.

Kenworthy is seeking 12 years in prison for the Dutchman. Manis set to serve a nearly 11-year prison sentence after he was sentenced to a similar extortion charge against dozens of young people in the Netherlands.

Coban was convicted of multiple crimes in August in Todd’s case, including coercion and harassment in a series of online attacks targeting teenagers from Port Coquitlam.

His defense attorneys plan to seek a Canadian sentence at the same time that Cobain’s term in the Netherlands expires.

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