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Smart phones and the Internet …A deadly combination predators/traffickers use to target children

Published:Sunday | July 28, 2019 | 12:00 AM
Children should always remember that inappropriate posts can affect future job and relationship prospects.

Persons wishing to prey upon the nation’s children for their own perverted sexual gratification are increasingly turning to technology to fulfill their desires, as highlighted by lobby group, Hear The Children’s Cry (HTCC).

“It only takes a smart phone and the Internet,” said Betty-Ann Blaine, founder of HTCC.

Blaine and members of the HTCC staff who spoke with The Sunday Gleaner, recounted examples of cases where children were endangered following conversations on their cell phones.

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