YOUNG GIRLS GROOMED “WITHIN SECONDS” OF GOING ON TO LIVESTREAMING WEBSITES IN “SINISTER” TREND. ‘You look at these children, and you almost want to reach into the screen and stop them. What they are doing is so dangerous. It is upsetting and distressing,’ says expert
January 25, 2020
Young girls are being groomed “within seconds” of going on to livestreaming websites, a charity has warned.
The Internet Watch Foundation, which removes child abuse imagery from the internet, said men would approach children as young as 11 online.
They then secretly record them exposing themselves before distributing footage on child sex abuse sites. In the worst cases, they also use the footage to blackmail the girls.
Susie Hargreaves, chief executive of the Internet Watch Foundation, told The Independent girls were the victims in 92 per cent of all child