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New child pornography charges laid against Saskatoon man

The Saskatchewan internet child exploitation unit has laid more charges against Russell Wolfe after discovering evidence revealing another victim. Saskatchewan ICE unit / Supplied

SASKATOON – The Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit has laid new charges against Russell Wolfe. The 56-year-old Saskatoon man has been under investigation since May 2014 as part of “Project Snapshot III.”

The initial child pornography investigation led to Wolfe’s computers and devices being seized. Investigators identified of over a dozen victims ranging in age from nine to 18 of age.

Wolfe had been released on house arrest and awaiting trial on charges stemming from Project Snapshot III.

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In November 2015, police performed a compliance check and found evidence that he was not abiding by his conditions. Wolfe was arrested and evidence was found in his home revealing another victim.

RCMP say the unidentified boy was approximately eight to 10 years old and was victimized between 2005 and 2008.

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The new evidence has led to additional charges being laid including possession of child pornography, sexual assault, sexual interference and two counts of making child pornography.

In total, Wolfe now faces 50 charges involving 14 child victims.

The accused will remain in custody until his preliminary inquiry which is scheduled to start Jan. 25.

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