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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