Surrey woman admits she tried to hire a thug to beat man she said owed her money

SURREY — A Surrey woman accused of trying to hire a thug on Craigslist to beat up someone with whom she was involved in a dispute over money has pleaded guilty to three charges in connection with the incident.

According to court records, during an appearance Tuesday in provincial court in Surrey, Tsui Yin Cherie Wong admitted to counselling to commit offences — aggravated sexual assault, assault with a weapon and forcible confinement — that were not committed.

A sentencing date has not yet been set.

In March, Surrey RCMP received a complaint from a man who had placed an ad on Craigslist under the heading “Big Strong Man for Hire,” soliciting odd jobs such as landscaping, drywall and painting. He received an email from a woman who wanted to talk to him in person about a job.

During a series of meetings, Wong allegedly told the labourer that she wanted him to go to the workplace of the intended victim on a Saturday, Taser or tranquilize him, handcuff his hands, tie up his legs with plastic ties, strip him, beat him with a weapon and violate him with a hot curling iron. He was then to leave the victim for his co-workers to discover.

She allegedly said she wanted to humiliate the victim, who had borrowed $40,000 from her to start his business. She believed he owed her more money.

Wong allegedly offered to pay the man nearly $4,000 for the job.

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