Tustin Man Accused of Lewd Acts With Teenage Boys

A 34-year-old Tustin man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of lewd acts on children after allegedly luring underage boys on Craigslist.

Sherwin Ngo allegedly lured teenagers by posing as a female on Craigslist and offering sexual contact, according to the Irvine Police Department.

One of the victims was described as a 15-year-old boy from Irvine. Police said his mother found out about the incident when she found explicit emails on his tablet computer.

A 16-year-old boy from Mission Viejo was also identified as a victim in the case.

A search warrant of Ngo’s email account allegedly uncovered a “large number” of messages that led detectives to believe that there may be more victims. The investigation is ongoing.

Ngo was arrested at his workplace in Irvine, described as a “financial institution.” He was booked into the Orange County jail.

Anyone with information about the investigation is asked to call the Irvine Police Department at 949-724-7200.

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