Seeking Victim Information in Yue Vang Investigation
The FBI’s Minneapolis Division is seeking victims of Yue Vang in a sextortion investigation.
The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Minnesota has charged Yue Vang with exploiting more than 500 identified minor girls on multiple social media and chat platforms.
Beginning as early as 2015 and continuing through about September 30, 2020, Vang pretended to be real minor victims. He posed as these girls to encourage other girls to produce child pornography and send it to him. Vang also pretended to be teenage boys to contact minor victims and encourage them to produce and send him child pornography.
When victims refused to comply, Vang threatened to and did disseminate sexually explicit images and videos of his minor victims. Vang also used some minor victims to contact other minor victims on his behalf.
The defendant used multiple social media platforms to perpetuate his sextortion scheme, including:
- Facebook, and
The defendant’s social media account names include, but are not limited to:
- Bobo195, and
The FBI is seeking the public’s help to identify potential victims of Vang’s sextortion scheme. Contact may have occurred through the following social media accounts:
If you or your minor dependent(s) have been victimized by Yue Vang or have information relevant to this investigation, please fill out this short questionnaire. If you know of someone else who has possibly been victimized by Vang, please encourage them to complete the form.
Your responses are voluntary and may be useful in the federal investigation. Based on the responses provided, you may be contacted by the FBI. All identities of victims will be kept confidential. If you have already spoken to an FBI agent about this matter, you should not complete this questionnaire.
The FBI is legally mandated to identify victims of federal crimes it investigates. Victims may be eligible for certain services, resources, restitution, and rights under federal and/or state law.
NOTE: If you are currently under the age of 18, please have your parent/guardian submit this form on your behalf.