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Ex-MasterChef contestant avoids conviction for assaulting teen girl

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A former MasterChef contestant has avoided a criminal conviction after admitting to assaulting a 16-year-old girl.

A former MasterChef contestant has avoided a criminal conviction after admitting to assaulting a 16-year-old girl.

Ben Ungermann, 37, admitted to assaulting the teenager in a Docklands hotel room in Melbourne after giving her alcohol.

The court ordered Ungermann, who appeared on the cooking reality show in 2017, to pay a $1000 fine to charity and write an apology letter to the victim.

More to come.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/ben-ungermann-former-masterchef-contestant-avoids-conviction-admitting-to-assaulting-teen-girl-melbourne/ceb29699-9c15-4564-8464-063640c64812

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