Man accused of luring boys online pleads guilty to 5 charges

File photo.
File photo. AP Photo/Christophe Ena

A Moncton man accused of sexually exploiting as many as 2,000 young boys online has pleaded guilty to five additional charges laid in March.

The 24-year-old man pleaded guilty on Monday to charges that included child pornography and luring various minors.

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The man, whose identity is being withheld to protect the identities of victims, was arrested last May as part of a sweeping child pornography investigation known as Project Hydra.

Police say he lured boys online between January 2012 and the fall of 2014.

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