ABC 7 SWFL Interview: Online classes present higher potential for increased risk of child exploitation

Online Classes
Online class means more screen time for kids, but it’s the person that may be lurking behind the computer screen that experts are warning parents about.


The FBI warns parents that school closures due to COVID-19 present the potential for an increased risk of child exploitation.

One in five children who touch a digital device will be sexually solicited online. It’s a shocking statistic, and Lauren’s Kids, a South Florida based foundation aimed to prevent childhood sexual abuse, wants to educate parents as kids hit the books online.