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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

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

Adult Charged After Meeting 11-year-old
Detroit Free Press, March 22, 2001

Bill Introduces New Cyber-Exploitation Laws
The Canadian Press, March 14, 2001

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

British Police Swoop on Internet Pedophiles
Reuters, March 27, 2001

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

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

Child Abuse and the Internet
Comprehensive study by the Australian Institute of Family Studies, Summer 2001.

The Correnti Files
Newsday, April 10, 2001

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

Cyberstalking
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, January 28, 2002

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

Dix Hills Man Held For Sexual Abuse
Suffolk Life, October 3, 2001

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

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

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

High Court Hears Web Porn Case
The Associated Press, November 28, 2001

HIV-Positive Offender Gets 17 Years
The Associated Press, November 6, 2001

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

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

Internet Aspect of Crime Prompts Warnings
Press Release from the Clay County Prosecutor's Office, Liberty, MO.

Internet Crimes Against Children
Report from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime, May 2001.

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

Internet Paedophile Jailed
BBC News, August 10, 2001

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

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

The Librarian's Guide to Cyberspace for Parents and Kids
Information from the American Library Association.

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.

Man Gets 20 years for Web Abduction
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 5, 2001

Man Who I.M.'d Girl Charged With Sexual Abuse
Chicago Tribune, July 25, 2002

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

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

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

Online Visits Leave Many Teens Uneasy
The New Zealand Herald, March 8, 2002

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

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

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

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

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.

Rising Number of Sexual Assault Cases Linked to Internet
The Korea Herald, July 7, 2001

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

Spam Advertising Child Porn is on the Rise
Saint Paul Pioneer Press, December 17, 2001

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

They Think They Feel Your Pain
Wired News, June 6, 2001

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

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

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ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
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Child Safety Foundation of New Zealand
P.O. Box 15-1134
New Lynn
Auckland, New Zealand
Phone: 09-827-6184
Toll-free: 0800 CHILD SAFETY
www.childsafety.co.nz
Information on preventing accidents and minimizing danger for children at home, online, and out and about.

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Office of Crimes Against Children
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Room 4127
Washington, DC 20535
Phone: (202) 324-3666
www.fbi.gov

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.

Kids and the Internet: The Promise & the Perils
National Commission on Libraries & Information Science
1110 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 820
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 606-9200
www.nclis.gov/info/kids2.html

Safe OnLine Outreach Society
www.safeonline.com
The Safe OnLine Society, based in British Columbia, educates about expoloitation on the internet by doing research, creating materials and delivering presentations in Western Canada.

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