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ARTICLES/INFORMATION/RESEARCH
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Florida man arrested with shovel, duct tape and gun while trying to have sex with 14-year-old girl: police
A 36-year-old man police say thought he was meeting a 14-year-old girl for sex was arrested in Florida while found carrying a shovel, duct tape and gun in his trunk.
Daily News, April 11, 2014

Ga. principal posts $50,000 bond after arrest in child-sex sting
CNN, March 04, 2014

Ex-U.N. nuclear weapons inspector Scott Ritter charged in child-sex sting
The Daily News, January 14, 2010

TSA employee Charles Henry Bennett plotted to make teen his 'sex slave,' cops say
(New York) Daily News, February 1, 2010

David Malakoff, former National Public Radio editor, plead guilty to child pornography charges
NY Daily News, March 9, 2009

Digital files can be retrieved in criminal cases
WRAL.com, June 27, 2009

Canada: Facebook gives predator access to 11–year–old
www.protect.org, December 1, 2008

'Internet Predator' Stereotypes Debunked in New Study
American Psychological Association, February 18, 2008

MySpace hoax case about big issues, petty feud
www.cnn.com, November 17, 2008

Parole board commissioner Chris Ortloff arrested in child sex sting
www.NYDailyNews.com, October 14, 2008

'Internet Predator' Stereotypes Debunked in New Study
American Psychological Association, February 18, 2008

Baby sitter Aaron Jay Lemon confesses to using toddler in porn film
Daily News, December 5, 2008

Sexual Abusers of Children Often Get Deals, No Convictions
The Miami Herald, January 28, 2004

Internet Gives Teenage Bullies Weapons to Wound From Afar
The New York Times, August 26, 2004

Parents Say Teen Was Urged to Run Away
Indianapolis Star, July 26, 2004

Paedophile Net Raids Across UK
BBC News, April 24, 2002

Missing Teen Found Safe But Tied Up in Virginia Townhouse
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 5, 2002

Girl, 13, Slain on Net Date
The Daily News, May 21, 2002

Briton in US Court on Sex Charges
BBC, August 25, 2003

Cyberstalking
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, January 28, 2002

2 Charged in Sexual Assault of Girl, 15
Newsday, August 13, 2001

FBI Declines to Pursue "Kaycee" Internet Hoax
The Associated Press, June 1, 2001

How An Abuser Can Discover Your Internet Activities
From the American Bar Association's Commission on Domestic Violence.

Lauderdale Officer Accused of Soliciting Girl, 14, on Web
Sun-Sentinel, June 22, 2001

Locate the Law: Prosecuting Sex Crimes, Child Abuse, and Computer Crimes
Comprehensive site from Dennis Nicewander, Asst. State Attorney (FL), with links to statutes, appellate decisions and case law pertaining to Sex Crimes, Child Abuse, and Computer Crimes, including child exploitation statutes for online crimes.

Police Examine Paedophile Evidence
BBC News, November 29, 2001

Priest Arrested in Web Sex Sting
The Associated Press, May 25, 2001

Rabbi Jerrold Levy Case
Archive of articles relating to the arrest, plea, and sentencing of Boca Raton, Florida, Rabbi Jerrold Levy on child molestation and child pornography charges.

They Think They Feel Your Pain
Internet hoaxes/MSBP net hoaxes
Wired News, June 6, 2001

Youth Internet Safety Survey Reports
A series of reports from the Crimes Against Children Research Center, based on the Youth Internet Safety Survey.

Missing Person Report Snares Mother-Daughter Team Who Were Cheating Teens On Internet
Sun Sentinel, January 8, 2000

If We Really Want To Keep Our Children Safe
by Andrew Vachss, Parade, May 2, 1999

Testimony of Andrew Vachss Before The U.S. National Commission on Libraries & Information Science
Testimony of Andrew Vachss before the NCLIS, November 10, 1998.

'Cyber-chumps' are Net's Big Victims
by Andrew Vachss, MSNBC, January 1997

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ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
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A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety
Fact sheet from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, available in English and Spanish.

Connect Safely
www.connectsafely.org/
Advice for internet safety for children, teens, adults, and parents.

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Office of Crimes Against Children
A PARENT'S GUIDE TO INTERNET SAFETY
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Room 4127
Washington, DC 20535
Phone: (202) 324-3666
www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/parent-guide

Generation Smartphone: A Guide for Parents of Teens and Tweens
https://www.lookout.com/resources/reports/smartphone-family-guide
When it a child old enough for a smartphone? How can they increase safety while using smartphones? Teach your child how to use the smartphone wisely.

Get NetWise
Internet Safety Guide
Comprehensive guide to online safety for kids and parents, by age, activity, technology.

INHOPE Association
25 Sandyford Office Park
Sandyford, Dublin 18
Ireland
www.inhope.org
The INHOPE Association exists to facilitate co–operation between European Internet Hotline providers. Its mission is to eliminate child pornography from the Internet and protect young people from harmful and illegal uses of the Internet.

The Internet and Your Child
A Parent's Internet Education & Safety Course
P.O. Box 5386
Kent, WA 98064
www.theinternetandyourchild.org
IYC offers free, intensive 7–hour classes designed to teach parents all aspects of computer use, ethics, and crime.

On Guard Online
Protecting Kids Online
Info from the U.S. gov, protecting your child's Privacy Online, Identity Theft on Children, Online Socializing, Cyber-bullying, and more.

SafeKids Digital Citizens
Digital citizenship, online safety, and civility.
Safety Advice & Tools for Online Use
Safety advice for children online, teens online, and parents.

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