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February 18, 2020 at 11:30am

Prosecutors are seeking 18 months' jail for a piano teacher with autism who was 19 when he molested a five-year-old student in the studio where he worked.

The man, now 22, had slipped his hand into her underwear and told her "remember this", and then scratched her, causing injuries that took two weeks to heal.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Gail Wong argued that while the offender was young, deterrence was the primary sentencing consideration as there was no causal link between his... See More

Prosecutors are seeking 18 months' jail for a piano teacher with autism who was 19 when he molested a five-year-old student in the studio where he worked.

The man, now 22, had slipped his hand into her underwear and told her "remember this", and then scratched her, causing injuries that took two weeks to heal.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Gail Wong argued that while the offender was young, deterrence was the primary sentencing consideration as there was no causal link between his autism spectrum disorder and the offence.

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February 9, 2020 at 12:14am

Alexander Neumeister's high-flying career came to an end when he was arrested in 2017 for misappropriating funds. Rather being sentenced to a jail term, when the judge learned that he was a trained pianist, Neumeister was ordered to play the piano at least twice a week for the next three years in various elderly care facilities.

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Alexander Neumeister's high-flying career came to an end when he was arrested in 2017 for misappropriating funds. Rather being sentenced to a jail term, when the judge learned that he was a trained pianist, Neumeister was ordered to play the piano at least twice a week for the next three years in various elderly care facilities.

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