It’s a global industry, and it preys on children.
A young girl is online. She makes a friend, and soon they’re chatting, making jokes together and having a good time.
But that friend is not who they say they are. Soon, the girl is being terrorized, coerced, bullied, and blackmailed into sending explicit images of herself to the stranger. All from her own bedroom in the family home.
And then it gets worse.
In this episode of Pixels from a Crime Scene, we talk to Rhiannon, a survivor of child sexual abuse, who was groomed by a predator on the internet when she was just 13. We expose how criminals are luring young victims into dangerous situations, and ask how safe are our children online?
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