MySpace • How many of you have a MySpace or a Facebook page? • How many of you have more than 25 friends? • 100? • 200? • 500? • 1000? • How many do you really know?
Things Are Not What They Seem • Predators Promise All The Things You Want… • Love, romance, and friendship • Independence and freedom So… Do you think you know who you’re talking to?
Well This Is Who You Could Be Talking To
Girls VS. Boys Who thinks boys are targeted more than girls? Who thinks girls are targeted more than boys?
Paul Parker Attorney/ Bay County Arrested for Possession and Production of Child Pornography
Paul Parker Now Now Serving 14 Years With 14 Years Probation
Here’s Dannys profile…he likes poetry, plants, flowers and watching movies by the fire.
Danny loves his country and is here for dating, serious relationships, friends and networking. So far he has 14 friends listed
Let’s look at another website that Danny belongs to…
Hey! There’s Danny. Surprise! His myspace page never mentioned that he is a level 3, high-risk sex offender.
Risks of Meeting Offline Assault Disease Abduction DEATH Pregnancy
Let’s Talk… Who has a screen name? cheer4wildcats GoCats17grl badboy16 hotandspicy Sassysue hottie17
Pick the Perp Chuck McMullen Chief of Law Enforcement Child Predator CyberCrime Unit Began with Unit in 2005 Darrell Krause Arrested for Child Pornography Regional Sales Manager for Coors 4yrs & 10 yrs probation Bradley Lamb Solicitation & Child Pornography Distribution Attorney, North Carolina 15 yrs & 5 yrs probation John Smith Arrested for Traveling /Boys Maintenance worker at a hotel/Orlando 10 yrs & 5 yrs probation
Pick the Perp Franklin Smith Promoting & Possession of Child Pornography Police Detective/Broward County 8 yrs probation John Mason Promoting & Possession of Child Pornography Owned own business as Drywaller/ Pensacola 4.6 yrs & 10 yrs probation Mike Baute Lieutenant, Law Enforcement Child Predator CyberCrime Unit Began with Unit in 2005 David Binz Solicitation, Traveling, & Possession of Child Pornography Carnival Worker/Deland 7 yrs & 3 yrs probation
Online Risks • Do you really want the world to know your business? • Think of your future, don’t risk your future with: employers colleges ?
Naked Photos Get Teens in Trouble Read the Headlines! Snapping naked photos, emailing them to friends a hot teen trend Photos can fall into wrong hands, wind up on the Internet That can lead to criminal charges Cases are being reported all over the state
Be Aware of Dangers • Is MySpace private? Who can see it? • FRIENDS KEEP FRIENDS SAFE ON-LINE • Speak up and out, often • Anything in excess is not good • don’t get tricked into virtual relationships
How to Report • To make a report if you receive any unwanted obscene pictures, solicitations, or messages, you should contact: www.Cybertipline.com OR 1-800-The Lost
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