Canadian authorities arrested a 34-year-old Justin Bieber impersonator for threatening and sexually abusing a 12-year-old New Jersey girl online, a spokeswoman for the Essex County, N.J., prosecutor's office confirms to E! News
Lee Moir of Toronto is accused of posing as the 18-year-old pop star on Facebook and then threatening and sexually abusing the underage girl.
When Essex County police discovered Moir was located in Toronto, they launched a joint investigation with the Toronto Police Service.
In a parallel investigation, an undercover Toronto officer posed as a 14-year-old girl online. Moir allegedly engaged in sexual conversations with the undercover officer and requested a meeting. On April 4, when Moir arrived at the designated location, he was arrested by Toronto police, who then executed a search warrant at his residence.
Canadian authorities took Moir into custody and charged him with abusing the girl in New Jersey. It's alleged that Moir repeatedly threatened to harm the girl's family to force her into performing sexual acts using a video chat site. He also is accused of threatening to post the videos on a pornographic site.
Charges against Moir in Canada include luring, manufacturing child pornography and extortion.
There has been no comment yet from Bieber's camp.