By Tim Stickings For Mailonline
Published: 07:42 GMT, 15 November 2019 | Updated: 10:17 GMT, 15 November 2019
'Socket sadist': David G (pictured) allegedly persuaded women and girls to give themselves electric shocks
A German 'socket sadist' persuaded girls as young as 13 to give themselves electric shocks while he watched on Skype, it is alleged.
David G faces 88 attempted murder charges after allegedly convincing dozens of women to send a 230v shock through their bodies.
The alleged foot fetishist would watch online as the women shocked their naked feet, it is claimed.
Prosecutors claim he posed as a scientist running a non-existent 'study' and offered up to €3,000 for people to take part.
The 30-year-old from Bavaria is facing trial in Munich where prosecutors said he knew that a 230v shock could be fatal.
Many victims carried out the experiments multiple times, and suffered burns, cramps, heart irregularities and even lost consciousness, it is alleged.
'The victims believed he was a scientist and there was no danger to them to carry out the experiment, that's why they agreed,' the prosecutors said.
'But the accused was fully aware that 230 volts was enough to kill a person.'
The court was shown one of the videos in which a 27-year-old woman chats to David G after agreeing to take part in the bogus study.
In the footage, the woman is allegedly