Former Edmonton-based soldier charged with 119 counts of child luring

OTTAWA – A former soldier based in Edmonton is facing more than 100 charges related to child pornography.

The Canadian Forces National Investigation Services says the investigation was conducted with several other law enforcement agencies across North America.

Acting Canadian Forces Provost Marshal Col. Rob Delaney says the alleged crimes were carried out via computers and social media.

Matthew Richervezeau, who is 22, has been charged with 119 counts of child luring, breaches, and possession of child pornography.

Richervezeau was charged on Tuesday.

The CFNIS does not say where Richervezeau was charged, if he is in custody or when he is expected to appear in court.