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Las Vegas family and marriage counselor indicted on charges linked to soliciting minor for sex

A Las Vegas family and marriage counselor has been indicted by a federal grand jury on felony charges tied to an attempt to solicit a minor for sex.

Ian Alexander Pincombe, 45, was charged earlier in the week with coercion and enticement of a minor, possession of child pornography and receipt or distribution of child pornography.

He faces arraignment Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Foley Jr.

An undercover Henderson police detective found a Craigslist.com ad by Pincombe seeking sex with women, according to a criminal complaint filed after his May 2 arrest. Authorities say Pincombe included a nude photograph of himself.

The detective, posing as a 13-year-old girl, exchanged sexually explicit emails and text messages with Pincombe, the complaint says.

Henderson police arrested Pincombe at a shopping center parking lot where authorities said he thought he was to meet with the 13-year-old girl for a sexual encounter.

The case is being investigated by the FBI, Henderson Police Department and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Contact Jeff German at jgerman@reviewjournal.com or 702-380-8135. Find him on Twitter: @JGermanRJ.

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