Are Online Predators More Dangerous?

Myers, Roslyn
January 2014
Criminal Justice Research Review;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p42
The article focuses on the rise in the rate of online sexual predation as suggested by two studies in Switzerland of the year 1996 and 2013. Topics discussed include use of social media networks, internet and cell phones in coercing young victims for online sex abuse, difference in online and offline sex offenders and complications of teenagers in confessions of their interaction with online offenders. It also discusses on the use of language analysis software to catch the offender.


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