Latest Internet Predator to Get the Bust

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

In Southern Florida (Hollywood, to be exact), a 32-year old Ansen Brown met a 15-year old girl from California on MySpace (gee, there’s a shocker). He claimed to be a music producer and told the girl he could jump-start her career; he told her they would write songs together. That’s all it took. Brown then […]

12-Year Old Girl Helps Police Nab Internet Predator

Friday, April 18th, 2008

This is a great story and one that I hope other children of this age will remember: Hampton girl, 12, helps police nab Internet predator From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review A Hampton girl is being credited with bringing an Internet predator to justice — and potentially saving the life of a friend. Jennifer Yeager, 12, a […]

Using MySpace to Find Rape Victims?

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Please know that I don’t write these posts to be overly malicious. I’m not an old fuddy duddy… I’m not asking to ignore technology or smash your computer and run to a bunker or live in fear of a “Cybernet.” I post these to remind parents that these guys ARE out there, the threat IS […]

Wannabe Cop Caught As Wannabe Internet Predator

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Some of my favorite stories – and some of the most horrifying – are when those we trust with positions of power are caught soliciting kids on the Internet for sex. We’ve seen police, judges, D.A.s, etc… Well, here’s the story of a 20-year-old ‘Wannabe Cop’ busted in Ohio for sending porn to an undercover […]

Meet an Internet Predator Vigilante

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

This college student calls himself an “Internet humanitarian,” but I call him a righteous vigilante with a great idea! I chuckle inside, but this is no laughing matter. “Rob” from the Seattle area, was targeted on MySpace by a suspected predator when he was younger. Now in college, he operates undercover on MySpace from his […]