Canadian Man Sentenced to Prison for Seeking Underage Sex in Flagstaff

Dec 5, 2017

A Canadian man has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for traveling to Flagstaff with the intent of having sex with a minor.

Credit azcops.org

Prosecutors say 57-year-old Dilbagh Singh of Ontario received a 46-month sentence Monday in U.S. District Court in Phoenix. He faced a prison term of up to 30 years.

Singh previously pleaded guilty to international travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct.

Court documents show Singh began a nearly four-month online relationship in January with a person he believed to be a 15-year old girl but actually was an undercover agent.

In May, Singh flew from Canada to meet the girl in northern Arizona.

He checked into a Flagstaff hotel with condoms and alcohol and was arrested by local police and federal authorities.