The jury found Aydin C. guilty of all charges against him, including racketeering, two counts of possession of child pornography, digital stalking and harassing a minor.

    According to prosecutors in Canada, C. was the one who harassed Todd online. In 2018, he was already sentenced to more than 10 years in prison in the Netherlands for digital stalking, extortion and other sexual offences, the highest possible sentence. In Canada C. has been charged with, among other things, extortion of Todd, but he was not on trial for her death.

    The 44-year-old C. was extradited to Canada in December 2020. About two months ago, his trial began at the Supreme Court in New Westminster, a Canadian suburb of Vancouver. In the trial, C. declared his innocence and his lawyer called no witnesses.

    The twelve jurors reached a guilty verdict within a day.

    The verdict was attended by Amanda Todd’s mother. She responded emphatically to every conviction of the charges in the verdict, according to Canadian media.

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