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An obsessed driving instructor created a creepy TikTok account dedicated to a 17-year-old teenage student

Graham Mansie, 52, became ‘infatuated’ with his 17-year-old pupil and even created a fake Instagram account to ‘fish’ her friends when she left for college

Driving instructor Graham Mansie has become obsessed with his student (stock image)

A driving instructor who became obsessed with his teenage student created a TikTok account dedicated to her, continued to “fish” his friends and even tried to pay dark web hackers to access his social media.

Graham Mansie became ‘smitten’ with the girl, asked her for a drink, then showed up outside her house after she stopped taking classes and blocked her online.

The 52-year-old said he then lost hundreds of pounds trying to pay dark web scammers to hack into his social media accounts.

While he was supposed to focus on learning to drive, Mansie praised the young girl, saying she was his “favorite”, created a TikTok page dedicated to her and tried to shower with gifts.

Mansie created a fake Instagram account to try and contact her friends when she went to college and moved from London to York.

Mansie created a creepy TikTok account dedicated to his student


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The driving instructor also gave another pupil a gift bag to hand over to the teenager, containing £65 in restaurant vouchers, a keyring with eight personalized charms and a card where he described the victim as ‘nice’ and “incredible”.

The victim was so worried about her inappropriate behavior between July and October last year that she told her mother.

When the teen’s mother spoke to Mansie about his actions and told him he couldn’t teach his daughter anymore, he replied, “Is it because I love her?”

After he stopped learning to drive with him, he was spotted on his street in Bromley, south-east London, before quickly fleeing.

He even used the dark web to try to enlist the help of scammers to hack into the victim’s social media accounts to see what she was up to.

Mansie visited his social media pages several times but when the victim blocked him he lost hundreds of pounds by getting scammed by scammers who took his money to hack into his accounts but never did. carried out his sordid demands.

Mansie will be sentenced at Bromley Magistrates Court



In September 2021, the victim moved from London to York to attend university, when Mansie created a fake Instagram account posing as a student to befriend her and her housemates.

He also managed to access a WhatsApp group for his halls of residence, accessible through a university Facebook page.

The accused was reported to the police last October and arrested a month later.

At Bexley Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, Mansie, of Bromley, pleaded guilty to one count of harassment.

Tracy Mesmain, District Crown Prosecutor with the CPS London South Magistrates’ Unit, said after sentencing: “Harassment can be deeply distressing and can have a long-lasting impact on victims.

The accused was reported to the police last October and arrested a month later


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“Graham Mansie fell in love with his student.

“As a trusted driving instructor, he was simply tasked with helping a teenage girl pass her exam, but his driving became inappropriate and disturbing.

“The victim also described her actions as making her feel vulnerable.

“The prosecution’s case included telephone evidence that showed Mansie repeatedly accessed the victim’s social media pages.

“When arrested and questioned, he also confessed to police that he used the dark web to try to contact people to hack the victim’s social media accounts, to see what she was up to. after being blocked.

“He told officers he had lost hundreds of pounds getting scammed trying to do this and was in love with the victim.”

After the hearing, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said prosecutors were “absolutely determined” to bring the stalkers to court to face justice.

Ms Mesmain added: “I would like to acknowledge the bravery of the victim in this case, who came to court to give evidence against her stalker, before he changed his plea on the day of the trial.

“I hope the successful prosecution of this case will give other victims the confidence to come forward and report their harassers to the police.”

Mansie will be sentenced at Bromley Magistrates’ Court in May.

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