Fake cop charged after streaming video of child online

A man has been charged with a number of offences following an investigation into a video allegedly posted online overnight.

Police say it’s alleged the man pretended to be a police officer and recorded an interview with a minor which was streamed to the internet.

A 30-year-old man has been charged with one count each of impersonate a police officer, making child exploitation material, distributing child exploitation material, breach of privacy and using a carriage service to transmit child pornography material.


He is due to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court today.