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Sex offender

US citizen Gary Evans Jackson, 56, was charged with debauchery for allegedly committing

sexual acts with three Cambodian boys between the ages of 10 and 15. A child advocacy

group tipped-off police who arrested him. He will be held in pre-trial detention

for up to six months. A conviction for debauchery with minors carries a sentence

of up to 20 years in jail under Cambodian law. Jackson is the second US citizen to

be arrested for debauchery in the last four months.

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