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Crown begins closing arguments in Amanda Todd ‘sextortion’ trial
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Crown begins closing arguments in Amanda Todd ‘sextortion’ trial

Crown prosecutors have begun their closing arguments in the trial of a Dutch man accused of harassing and extorting B.C. teen Amanda Todd before her death. Aydin Coban, 44, has pleaded not guilty to five charges, including criminal harassment, extortion, possession of child pornography and communication with a young person to commit a sexual offence.Coban is not charged with Todd’s death.Prosecutor Kristen LeNoble told the 12-member jury Monday that the Crown’s closing arguments would be broken into five parts, and likely extend over several days, as prosecutors tied together evidence from more than 30 witnesses and 80 exhibits to make their case.LeNoble said by the time Crown has laid out its case, there will be no doubt Coban is the person who used 22 fake social media profiles ...