Friday, March 10, 2006

MySpace Prank Results in Sex Crime Arrest

FONTANA, Calif. - A group of boys who posed as a 15-year-old girl for an Internet prank ended up helping police arrest a 48-year-old man who tried to meet the fictitious teenager for sex, authorities said. Read More

This is just another sad example of what can happen at sites like myspace. It is more the reason why parents need to moniter what their kids are doing online.

Rose DesRochers

3 comments:

Helen said...

The internet has opened many worlds for many people. Unfortunately, people will always find ways to exploit others, find uses for evil and ways to hurt. Very sad, indeed.
Peace............

Anonymous said...

Yes there's so many sick predators out there who are trying to prey on children, glad the boys could help to capture him though our children need to be protected from predators like this.

Steve

JMom said...

Hi Rose, thanks for the link. I will be sharing this news with my girls who, as you know, are also bloggers and have even dabbled with myspace because all their friends also have myspace blogs.

It is a scary world we live in, that's why, just like in the real world, we have to be as vigilant on the virtual world.