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US News Paedophiles targeting victims on live streams

04:51  05 december  2017
04:51  05 december  2017 Source:   news.sky.com

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Live streaming is increasingly being used to groom, blackmail and abuse victims , investigators have warned.

Sex offenders are increasingly using live video streaming platforms online to groom, blackmail and abuse their victims - many of who are children. In just one week in October, nearly 200 suspected paedophiles were arrested in a UK-wide operation.

Police say paedophiles are using live streaming to bombard targets with comments, dares, threats © Getty Police say paedophiles are using live streaming to bombard targets with comments, dares, threats Live streaming is increasingly being used to groom, blackmail and abuse victims, investigators have warned.

Police say paedophiles are using live streaming to bombard targets with comments, dares, threats or to offer rewards with the aim of convincing them to take their clothes off on a webcam.

The warning comes after 192 suspected paedophiles were arrested in just one week during a nationwide operation in October.

The National Crime Agency (NCA) said that 245 children were saved from harm as a result of the operation.

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Three young victims - a baby, a toddler and a child under five - have been identified from thousands of images As well as carrying out abuse themselves, the men also arranged to meet to view live images of Material which could lead to the arrest of other paedophiles has been sent to police abroad, via

Three young victims - a baby, a toddler and a child under five - have been identified from thousands of images As well as carrying out abuse themselves, the men also arranged to meet to view live images of Material which could lead to the arrest of other paedophiles has been sent to police abroad, via

Some 30% of cases involved live streaming blackmail and grooming and 18 of those were said to be in a position of trust, including teachers, health workers or those in criminal justice.

A campaign is being launched to make parents more aware of the risks faced by children due to live streaming © Getty A campaign is being launched to make parents more aware of the risks faced by children due to live streaming The NCA's head of safeguarding Zoe Hilton said: "We know that as children's online habits change, offenders are adapting with them.

"These individuals are learning how young people communicate online and are using this knowledge to contact, befriend and abuse them.

"It's great to see that so many parents are aware of the potential dangers children face online, but with this campaign we're asking them to make sure they familiarise themselves with their children's online behaviour and keep that knowledge up to date.

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A “warped and sadistic” pedophile who blackmailed his victims into licking toilet seats and Falder was part of several ‘virtual communities’ of abusers on the dark web, where platforms and other ‘hurtcore’ websites share images of rape, torture, pedophilia and degradation, the Guardian reports.

The pedophile was tracked down and arrested at Birmingham University, where he was doing a postgraduate course, on June 21 last year. Three of his victims reported having attempted suicide after being subjected to the degrading treatment. Describing the impact of Falder's actions, one of his

"Offenders will take advantage of the fact that young peoples' inhibitions are lower online so we're also encouraging parents to talk to their children about what a healthy relationship looks like and how to spot when someone might not be who they say they are."

A man at a computer © Getty A man at a computer A campaign is being launched to make parents more aware of the risks faced by children due to live streaming.

Chief Constable Simon Bailey, National Police Chiefs' Council lead for child protection, said: "We need internet companies to help us stop access to sexual abuse images and videos and prevent abuse happening on their platforms.

"We need parents and carers to talk to their children about healthy relationships and staying safe online."

As part of the campaign, an animation will be released online and schools will be given new guidance for parents and children on the risks posed by live streaming.

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