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MMA Coach Jailed in Singapore for Sex With Minors, Largest Child Porn Collection Ever

A mixed martial arts coach was sentenced to four years behind bars for having sex with minors and possessing what’s believed to be the largest child porn collection in Singapore.

District Judge Crystal Ong described Joshua Robinson, 39, as a “sexual predator” for preying on two 15-year-olds between September 2013 and June 2015. Facing 29 charges, the American national received the sentence on Thursday.

Robinson was found with 5,902 obscene films in an apartment raid, 321 of which featured kids between the ages of two and 16, Today reported. It is said to be the biggest child porn collection ever seized from one person in Singapore.

In one of his exploits, Robinson used the alias “Tristen” to lure a 15-year-old girl into sex. He asked for her photos over social media, but she refused.

Robinson did not give up and reached out to her again after several months, praising an artwork she posted. At this point, they exchanged numbers. He told her he was 27.

The girl later confided that she was insecure about her weight, but Robinson assured her that he has no problem with it. Nicholas Lai, deputy public prosecutor, said:

“He took full advantage of her own insecurity about her body image … so that he would get emotionally closer to the victim.”

Robinson invited the girl to meet in June 2015. He filmed her while they were having sex, but the girl assumed he was only “multi-tasking” on his phone. It was after the encounter when she had a mental breakdown and informed her parents.

He also had 12 videos featuring another 15-year-old girl whom he knew from a dating site in 2013. They had sex at least three times.

At one occasion, he showed a six-year-old an obscene film and asked her if she liked it. The girl did not respond but informed her father after.

As for his porn haul, defense lawyer Mervyn Tan claimed they were only for personal use.

According to The Straits Times, Robinson could be jailed for up to 10 years for each count of having sex with a minor. In addition, he could be locked for up to two years and fined between $20,000 and $40,000 for each count of making a pornographic film.

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