A French 27-year-old would have trapped eight adolescent girls in the region of the Capitale-Nationale and dozens of other minor quebec to produce child pornography.
The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) announced on Wednesday that the suspect had been arrested on 27 September in the region of Paris. His identity has not been confirmed.
The predator alleged, had acted from a computer in France, has made more than 77 victims in Quebec, all minor. In the region of the Capitale-Nationale region only, it would have “sextorqué” eight teenage girls from April 2017.
The same strategy
“He always used the same ploy,” explains Hélène Nepton, a spokesman for the SQ. “He created a fake account of a teenager in usurping photos of young girls. Pretending to be a young woman, he began a discussion with victim girls and stated to be part of a school of fashion or modeling.”
The suspect had used various subterfuges to get explicit pictures of his victims. He threatened also to publish their photos or to tarnish their reputation if they refused to send him the photos requested.
The suspect could face charges of luring computer, extortion, and possession, production and distribution of pornographic material juvenile.