In an update on Wednesday, police said a further 31 victims of alleged sexual assault had been identified across south-east Queensland stretching back to 2016.

The alleged offending also took place in Bethania and Springwood, south of Brisbane.

Detective Inspector Glen Farmer of the City Valley Crime Group said the man allegedly used social media dating sites to deceptively target victims before administering substances and filming himself in non-consensual sexual acts with them.

“Detectives are continuing work to identify a number of women who they believe may also be victims of this man’s alleged predatory behaviour,” he said.

“We are encouraging any woman who believes they may have experienced a similar pattern of behaviour to come forward.”

The man has now been charged with more than 135 offences including 46 counts of rape against 21 women, 38 counts of observations or recordings in breach of privacy and 14 counts of stupefying in order to commit an offence.

He is also facing charges relating to computer hacking, distributing intimate images, impersonation and stalking.

The man was remanded in custody after his first court appearance and is due to reappear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Thursday.

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