Extradition hearing held for Amanda Todd's alleged tormentor

An extradition hearing for the Dutch man charged in the Amanda Todd case took place today in Amsterdam.

Aydin Coban faces five charges in Canada in connection with the Todd case, including extortion and luring

Amada Todd, a 15-year-old B.C. girl, killed herself after relentless bullying over nude photos in 2012. (RIPAmandaTodd/Facebook)

An extradition hearing for the Dutch man charged in the Amanda Todd case took place today in Amsterdam.

Authorities in Canada want Aydin Coban brought to Canada to face the five charges in connection to Todd's death.

The decision on today's extradition hearing will be released in two weeks.

In October 2012, Todd, a 15-year-old from Port Coquitlam, B.C., committed suicide after posting a video on YouTube saying she had been blackmailed by an online predator after exposing her breasts on a webcam.

Coban was arrested in the Netherlands in 2012 after an investigation into online harassment involving Dutch victims.

In October 2012, Amanda Todd committed suicide after posting a video on YouTube saying she had been blackmailed by an online predator after exposing her breasts on a webcam. (YouTube)

He was eventually charged with extortion, internet luring, criminal harassment and the possession and distribution of child pornography by the RCMP in the Todd case.

Coban is also facing 72 charges not related to Todd in the Netherlands, including blackmail and the production and distribution of child pornography. His trial there has been postponed three times and is now scheduled to start in January, 2017.

With files from Farrah Merali