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Justin Bieber’s impersonator arrested

A Canadian man who allegedly pretended to be teen pop star Justin Bieber in a bid to make contact with children online, has been arrested.

entertainment Updated: Apr 11, 2012 00:49 IST

A Canadian man who allegedly pretended to be teen pop star Justin Bieber in a bid to make contact with children online, has been arrested. Lee Moir, 34, is accused of luring a child under 16, making and possession of child pornography, extortion and invitation to sexual touching, reported Contactmusic.

According to the Toronto Police Service Sex Crimes Unit, Moir is alleged to have “extorted a 12-year-old girl through Facebook while pretending to be Justin Bieber.” He was arrested last week. Police claim Moir also went under the Facebook names of Lee Oneel, Justy.Beber1 and Yodayoda001, and is believed to have had contact with numerous children online. On the Lee Oneel Facebook page, a profile photo is featured of a man wearing a black racing helmet covering his mouth and the top of his head.