SABC News scraps Afrikaans TV news bulletin as well as additional TV news bulletins in other African languages

Liam Payne has revealed that he thinks Zayn Malik leaving One Direction after 5 years is strange

Fake Bieber accused of sexual abuse

2012-04-18 16:36
 
justin bieber

Newark - Authorities in Canada have accused a Justin Bieber impersonator of threatening and sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl in New Jersey on a video chat site.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray says 34-year-old Lee Moir of Toronto, Ontario, posed as the pop star on Facebook. Authorities allege he threatened to harm the girl's family to force her to perform sex acts online.

It's unclear if Moir used photos of Bieber on his Facebook page, but authorities say the girl realised it wasn't the pop star during the video chat.

He was arrested after an undercover Canadian officer posed as a 14-year-old girl online. Authorities say Moir engaged the officer in sexual conversations and requested a meeting and was arrested.

He's charged in Canada with luring, manufacturing child pornography and extortion.

- AP

Read more on:    justin bieber  |  celebrities

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
2 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Angelina Jolie has revealed to the New York Times that she recently underwent a procedure to remove her fallopian tubes and ovaries. Read More »

Nelson Mandela presidential memoir, sequel to Long Walk to Freedom, to be published in 2016 Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.