Pa. pilot facing federal charges for having sex with minor

By WTAJ News

Published 03/11 2014 01:03PM

Updated 03/11 2014 01:05PM

CLARKSBURG, WV – A 28-year-old commercial airline pilot from Allgeheny County has been charged in federal court with traveling across state lines to have sex with a teenage girl.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, Mustafa M. Bazbaz of Oakdale began communicating with a 15-year-old girl from Ohio in December 2013. Bazbaz allegedly claimed to be a 17-year-old named “Mike B.” and sent sexually explicit images of himself to the victim.

The criminal complaint alleges Bazbaz picked the girl up near her home in December 2013 and took her to a hotel in Hancock County, WV where he engaged in sexual intercourse with her.

If convicted, Bazbaz faces up to 40 years in prison. The case is being investigated by the FBI and Hancock County, WV Sheriff’s Department.

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