Man Poses As Justin Bieber, Targets Young Girls

By: KKTV
By: KKTV
A man is arrested after impersonating pop star Justin Bieber online as a way to extort young girls.

AP

If you've got kids at home, chances are you've got some Justin Bieber fans in the house.

A fact many predators know--and sadly attempt to use to their advantage.

A 34-year-old Canadian man has just been arrested for impersonating the pop star online to lure young girls.

Prosecutors say Lee Moir told a 12-year-old girl in New Jersey that he would hurt her family if she didn't do sex acts in front of her web cam. After she complied, Moir allegedly threatened to post the sex acts to a porn site.

The victim had been exchanging e-mails with Moir, believing he was really was the singer.

During the video chat, the girl determined that she was talking to an imposter, and contacted authorities.

An undercover Canadian police officer, using information from the Essex County, New Jersey prosecutor's office, posed online as a 14-year-old girl and requested a meeting with Moir. Moir was then arrested.

Moir has been charged in Canada with luring, manufacturing child pornography and extortion. It's believed he has victims in as many as five countries.


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  • by Max on Apr 19, 2012 at 09:24 PM
    Everyone knows Justin bieber is a girl
  • by Jack Diligence on Apr 19, 2012 at 08:46 AM
    Canadians...
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      by Jon on Apr 19, 2012 at 12:09 PM in reply to Jack Diligence
      ... were able to catch him. Good for them!
  • by Not Justin Location: CS on Apr 19, 2012 at 08:14 AM
    So, I take it all his victims were legally blind? He looks about as much like Justin Bieber as I do!
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      by JC on Apr 19, 2012 at 09:56 AM in reply to Not Justin
      I'm sure he never showed them what he looked like, his profile pic may have been a picture of Beiber he took off google, and yes, many little girls are naive, which makes perps like this all the more despicable and dangerous
  • by Anonymous on Apr 19, 2012 at 07:28 AM
    Time to get Chris Hansen on the case! Seriously though, people are SICK!!!!!!
  • by Anonymous on Apr 19, 2012 at 07:24 AM
    The resemblence is startling. Not! All I see is a picture of a loser.
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      by Anonymous on Apr 19, 2012 at 07:49 AM in reply to
      and a guy with a beard
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