James “Jim” Vanderberg, 57, faces nine charges in child pornography investigation

James “Jim” Vanderberg, 57, faces nine charges in child pornography investigation. (Toronto Police )

Toronto Police Det. Scott McQuoid announced on Monday an arrest in a child exploitation investigation where police believe there may be more victims.

James "Jim" Vanderberg, 57, is charged with making, accessing and possessing child pornography.

His formal charges include:

  • Five counts of making child pornography.
  • Possession of child pornography.
  • Accessing child pornography.
  • Making available child pornography.
  • Luring a child under 16 years old.

Police say that a man used social media and email under fake names to lure children into pornography. The man created profiles to make himself appear to be a teenage girl in order to contact other teenage girls.

The investigation was brought on by a complaint and lasted six months.

Police say he used the following names and email addresses:

  • Abigail Davies; abbydavies429@gmail.com.
  • Danica Pines: danicapines@gmail.com.
  • Maria Moon: zippym97@gmail.com.
  • Natasha Z: natashamoo97@gmail.com.
  • Jim Victorry: jvictorry@gmail.com.
  • Ashton Gomes: ashtongomes98@gmail.com.

Police believe there are more victims.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-8500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook.