Video gaming and Online Chats Are ‘Hunting Grounds’ for Sexual Predators

Video gaming and Online Chats Are ‘Hunting Grounds’ for Sexual Predators

Crooks are making digital connections with kids through gaming and social networking platforms. One popular website warns site site visitors, “Please be mindful.”

Conversations excerpted from court papers

Whenever Kate’s 13-year-old son took up Minecraft and Fortnite, she would not worry.

The game titles had been barely Grand Theft Auto — banned inside their house he played in a room where she could keep an eye on him because it was too violent — and.

But about six months later on, Kate saw one thing appalling pop through to the display: a video clip of bestiality involving a young child. Continue reading