Man Impersonates Justin Bieber to Lure Young Girls on Internet, Arrested in Montgomery
A man now jailed in Alabama is accused of posing as superstar Justin Bieber.
Investigators say he lured young girls on the internet to send him their sexually explicit photos and videos.
Federal investigators believe Christopher Gunn had victims in at least nine states-- using a clever scheme to target the most naive.
The US Attorney’s Office says he contacted the victims online.
Once the victims believed he was Justin Bieber, he would offer them free concert tickets or backstage passes in exchange for nude videos or pictures.
Investigators say Gunn would then threaten to make those images viral unless the victims sent him more pictures and videos.
Gunn is in custody in Montgomery on child pornography charges.
In Florida, he's charged with online sextortion and cyberstalking of young girls.