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Justin Bieber Imposter Robert Hunter Jailed For Tricking Children Into Sex Videos

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By Daniel Gates

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A British man who posed as Justin Bieber online to trick children into sending him sex act videos has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.

Robert Hunter amassed more than 800 clips and images involving kids as young as nine years old, using Facebook, Skype, and other means to lure boys and girls around the world into creating the sick content.

According to prosecutors, Hunter frequently used Bieber as an alias, convincing his victims to strip and perform sex acts on webcams.

In another horrifying twist, the 35-year-old predator blackmailed some of the children into doing as he wished under threat that he’d make previous videos involving them public.

One 12-year-old girl slashed her arms after Hunter posted lewd photos of her on Facebook — along with her phone number and address.

Hunter was arrested last year and later pleaded guilty to 30 charges, including 15 counts of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, and 14 counts of making indecent photos of children.

In sentencing Hunter, Judge Peter Bowers called his “callous and sadistic exploitation” one of the worst, most serious cases of online abuse he’d encountered.

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