FBI: O.C. man used Internet to lure girls

SANTA ANA - An Orange County man was arrested last month after arranging to meet a teenage girl he met on the Internet for sex, and the FBI fears there may be additional victims.Robin Lam, 28, was arrested Aug. 20 on suspicion of communication with a known minor for the purposes of sex, and the attempted molestation of a child. The investigation began Aug. 18 when the parent of a 15-year-old girl contacted police to inform them that her daughter was e-mailing and text messaging another person about meeting and having sex. The next day, investigators with the FBI's SAFE Team, a task force focusing on crimes against children, assumed the girl's identity and arranged to meet with Lam for sex. He was immediately arrested and booked at the Orange County Sheriffs Department in Santa Ana. During a search of Lam's homes, investigators found an additional 17-year-old victim at his residence. The second victim said she met Lam online. Lam used social networking sites to meet minors, and used the aliases "James Wing" and "JayMahaLA," the FBI said in a statement. Based on evidence and explicit communication found on his computer, investigators believe their may be additional victims. Anyone with information is urged to contact the SAFE Team at (714) 542-8825 or (310) 477-6565.

********** Published: September 4, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 20