New Berlin man charged with identity theft, accused of luring young girls online

One victim attempted suicide
Posted at 5:10 PM, Mar 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-30 13:33:35-04

Forty-four-year-old Craig Miller is charged with 18 counts including identity theft, and is accused of stealing a teenage boys photos to sexually exploit underage girls on the internet.

Police said one of the teens he is accused of luring attempted suicide over the ordeal, prompting police to look into the case.

Police identified photos of underage victims who live in Indiana, Colorado, Kentucky and Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

Detectives said Miller would try to control and pressure fragile girls to do what he said.

He allegedly told one 16-year-old victim, "...they needed to trust each other, and that the only way to build trust was to send each other nude photos."

Investigators add they found more nude photos of other teenagers who have not yet been identified.

If convicted of all counts, Miller could face more than 300 years behind bars.



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