FEDERAL police have detected an increase in pedophiles using online video streaming to watch child abuse as it occurs. Most of the children being exploited live overseas, but Australian children have also been victims of this new method for distributing sexual abuse images. Neil Gaughan, the Australian Federal Police’s manager for high-tech crime operations, said the police were working with some internet service providers in a trial blocking the distribution of child pornography over the internet. Live streaming child abuse posed a significant technical challenge for police because the material was not always recorded, which made it difficult to trace and block. READ MORE HERE
Online Child Abuse Statistics
With an estimated 24 million children now online, one out of five have been solicited for sex in the last year. (Congressional Study)
One in four children were sent pictures of people who were naked or having sex.
An estimated 725,000 children have been “aggressively” asked for sex, defined as an offer to meet in person.
A top Disney executive was recently arrested and charged with using the Internet to solicit sex with a minor
75% of children are willing to share personal information online about themselves and their family in exchange for goods and services.
Only 25 percent of the youth who encountered a sexual approach or solicitation told a parent
One in five U.S. teenagers who regularly log on to the Internet say they have received an unwanted sexual solicitation via the Web. Solicitations were defined as requests to engage in sexual activities or sexual talk, or to give personal sexual information.
77% of the targets for online predators were age 14 or older. Another 22% were users ages 10 to 13
75 percent of the solicited youth were not troubled, 10 percent did not use chat rooms and 9 percent did not talk to strangers
Only 17 percent of youth and 11 percent of parents could name a specific authority, such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), CyberTipline, or an Internet service provider, to which they could report an Internet crime.
Experts, both within the FBI and in the private sector, revealed that the utilization of computer telecommunications was rapidly becoming one of the most prevalent techniques by which some sex offenders shared pornographic images of minors and identified and recruited children into sexually illicit relationships.
Only 1/3 of the households with Internet access are proactively protecting their children!
Shocking Headlines About Computer & Online Crimes Against Our Children Are Becoming Common:
- 15-year-old Massachusetts girl kidnapped, held captive, tortured and raped by a New York couple she met in an Internet chat room
- Scholar jailed for pedophile attack after internet chat
- 5 Accused of raping a 12-year-old girl they met online
- 16-year-old Marion girl who was reported missing went to Corinth, Miss. with Anthony Newton, 37, whom she met online.
- Cop Charged in Sex Assaults on 2 Girls, One he met online
- Woman Lures Boy to His Death
- Radio Host Tries to Lure 14-Year-Old Girl For Sex
- A woman who helped a 14-year-old girl rendezvous with a Greek man she’d met on the Internet has been sentenced to two years of house arrest.
- ‘How I lured pedophiles online’ Rachel O’Connell
- Ray Cannup was arrested after traveling to Virginia to have sex with a 13-year-old girl.
- 46 year old man gains the trust of a 14-year-old girl and encourages her to pose for provocative photographs.
https://tips.fbi.gov/Report crimes against children:
http://www.fbi.gov/innocent.htmReport Child Exploitation and Pornography:
Internet Crime Complaint Center Reporting:
Report internet crimes against children:
Report inappropriate or illegal activity with or towards a child online:
Obscenity crimes/pornography reporting:
Report a convicted, registered sex offender on FACEBOOK:
Expose/ Report sexual predators on the Internet, Facebook, Myspace:
How to Report a Suspected Pedophile:
Report child pornography, online enticement of children for sexual acts, child prostitution, sex tourism involving children, child sexual molestation, unsolicited obscene material sent to a child, misleading domain names, or misleading words or digital images on the internet:
Report CHILD PORN anonymously:
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
Educate Yourself--Learn the Facts--It may Just Save a Child's Life!!