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Justin Bieber imposter jailed after tricking children into stripping in front of webcam

Justin Bieber imposter jailed after tricking children into stripping in front of webcams

A now-jailed paedophile posed online as Justin Bieber in order to trick children into stripping and performing sex acts in front of webcams - images that he then sometimes used to blackmail the children.

Monday review - the hot 17 stories of the week

Monday review - the hot stories of the week

Catch up with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

Ransomware scares victims with child sex abuse images

Ransomware scares victims with child sex abuse images

A ransomware attack takes a sinister twist - displaying images of the purported sexual abuse of children in an attempt to scare computer users into paying up.

48 countries join forces for biggest-ever fight against online child sex abuse

48 countries join forces for biggest-ever fight against online child sex abuse

Experts estimate that there are now some one million images of abused and/or exploited children available online, with the total growing by 50,000 per year.