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2009-05-12 07:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stop Internet Predators, an organization committed to keeping children safe online, today honored Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper, Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler and Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum with the "Champion of Online Safety Award" at a press conference at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Philadelphia. This recognition is part of an effort by Stop Internet Predators...

2009-04-25 13:03:19

Radio disc jockey Larry Hunsaker of West Jordan, Utah, has been arrested on charges of possessing child pornography, court documents say. Hunsaker, who lost his job at KSOP radio when his general manager learned of the charges, is facing 10 second-degree felony counts of sex exploitation of a minor, the Salt Lake Tribune reported Friday. Each of the counts carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison should Hunsaker be convicted. Court documents allege Hunsaker, 71, was approached in 2007...

2009-04-08 10:33:00

More than 675,000 Reports of Child Sexual Exploitation and More than 135,000 Missing Children Recovered ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More missing children come home safely today than any other time in American history. And more offenders who prey upon children are identified and successfully prosecuted than ever before according to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC). The organization is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and...

2009-04-01 18:05:00

WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rudy Frabizio, 46, of Acton, Mass., was convicted today of possession of child pornography, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Rita M. Glavin of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Michael J. Sullivan of the District of Massachusetts. Frabizio was found guilty after a seven-day jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts in Boston. Evidence presented at trial by government prosecutors showed that the...

2009-03-31 08:30:00

Free Resource for Children 8 to 12 Years Old On Gaming Etiquette, Harassment, and Sharing Personal Information ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children(R) (NCMEC) and Sprint (NYSE: S), released new resources to help tweens (youth ages 8 to 12) stay safer while gaming online. The new materials address issues such as gaming etiquette, harassment from other players, and the risks of sharing too much personal...

2009-03-22 00:34:15

Some child protection advocates say the leaking of an Australian government list of Internet porn sights has opened up a Pandora's Box. The Australian said Saturday that the 2,395 Web pages that were posted by an anti-censorship group had been meant for blockage by a nationwide Internet filter program but the list now offer users a ready guide to X-rated sites. Every 15-year-old boy in the country is going to be after this porn list, fumed Bernadette McMenamin, chief executive of Child Wise,...

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2009-03-21 12:25:00

The number of cases involving online child pornography and sexual predators have overwhelmed agents at the Wisconsin Justice Department, the Associated Press reported. Agents and computer experts over the past decade have gone after hundreds of predators who solicit sex from kids or trade child pornography online. However, experts say the number of cases involving online sexual predators has quietly multiplied across the nation, with arrests more than quadrupling in 10 years. Wisconsin...

2009-02-20 11:18:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "John Doe 17," a white male with curly brown hair weighing approximately 210-250 pounds, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for transporting child pornography via the Internet on or about May 5, 2007, Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division Rita M. Glavin and U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein announced today. This is the seventeenth such case to be investigated and the twelfth prosecuted...

2009-02-19 10:00:00

First Ladies and Royalty from Seven Nations Collaborate on the Global Problems of Missing and Sexually Exploited Children CAIRO, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Her Excellency Mrs. Suzanne Mubarak, First Lady of the Arab Republic of Egypt and President of the Suzanne Mubarak Women's International Peace Movement (SMWIPM) in partnership with the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) convened an historic child protection conference today in Cairo. The theme of...

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2009-02-05 06:35:00

Parents and school administrators are worried about a new trend among teenagers called "sexting."  "Sexting," which is text-messaging a explicit self-portrait to someone, is being cracked down on by prosecutors who are charging some teens with child pornography and other felonies. "Hopefully we'll get the message out to these kids," Michael McAlexander, a prosecutor in Allen County, Ind, told the Associated Press. One teenage boy in the county is facing felony obscenity charges for...