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    1. 2. Internet Benefits <ul><li>Boundless information </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Availability </li></ul><ul><li>Communities of users </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Much, much more! </li></ul>
    2. 3. Internet Hazards <ul><li>Identity Theft </li></ul><ul><li>Fraud </li></ul><ul><li>Computer damage </li></ul><ul><li>Harassment/Bullying </li></ul><ul><li>Inappropriate Content </li></ul><ul><li>Child predators </li></ul>
    3. 4. Internet Fraud Facts
    4. 5. <ul><li>The FTC received over 670,000 complaints related to Internet fraud/identity theft in 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer reported fraud losses totalled more than $1.1 billion. </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 6 users have had personal information lost or compromised. </li></ul><ul><li>Types of identity theft most commonly reported were credit card (25%), phone/utilities fraud, bank fraud, and employment fraud. (Phishing) </li></ul>
    5. 7. <ul><li>140,000 known Windows viruses (0 Mac OS X viruses) </li></ul><ul><li>Sources of viruses include email, file sharing, Internet use, and portable media storage devices. </li></ul><ul><li>Spyware has infected an estimated 90% of home computers at one time or another. </li></ul>
    6. 8. Tips to Avoid Fraud and Identity Theft <ul><li>Keep anti-virus software up-to-date. </li></ul><ul><li>Use an anti-spyware program. </li></ul><ul><li>Use a firewall (hardware firewall, if possible). </li></ul><ul><li>Never respond to requests for personal information via email. </li></ul><ul><li>Check site URLs carefully and be prepared to identify secured/non-secured sites. </li></ul>
    7. 9. <ul><li>Limit visits to unfamiliar sites </li></ul><ul><li>Keep critical information/data on a separate computer from the one your family/children use </li></ul>
    8. 10. Tracking Teresa
    9. 11. Internet Use and Children
    10. 12. <ul><li>Almost 9 out of 10 students between 12 and 17 use the Internet regularly, 51% daily. </li></ul><ul><li>32% of teens IM daily. </li></ul><ul><li>Other uses by teens: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Games  81% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News  76% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shopping  43% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Information  31% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More than 87 million Internet users have MySpace accounts; 270,000 added daily. </li></ul>
    11. 13. <ul><li>81% of parents and 79% of teens say that teens are careless about giving away personal information through the Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>6 in 10 students online receive email and instant messaging from strangers. More than half write back. </li></ul><ul><li>On average, there is one child molester per square mile in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 33 received an aggressive sexual solicitation such as arranging for a meeting, called on telephone, sent them letters, etc. </li></ul>
    12. 14. <ul><li>1 in 4 received unwanted exposure to pictures of nude people having sex in the last year. </li></ul><ul><li>1in 17 was threatened or harassed. </li></ul><ul><li>4% of the sexual solicitations took place at school. </li></ul><ul><li>3 of 4 children who receive sexual solicitations do not report it to an adult. </li></ul>
    13. 15. Chat Lingo <ul><li>BRB </li></ul><ul><li>LOL </li></ul><ul><li>ROTFL </li></ul><ul><li>P911 </li></ul><ul><li>F2F </li></ul><ul><li>WUF </li></ul><ul><li>WYRN </li></ul><ul><li>LMIRL </li></ul><ul><li>Be right Back </li></ul><ul><li>Laugh out loud </li></ul><ul><li>Rolling on the floor laughing </li></ul><ul><li>Parent in room (Emergency!) </li></ul><ul><li>Face-to-face </li></ul><ul><li>Where are you from? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s your real name? </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s meet in real life </li></ul>
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    15. 21. Phillip Bryan Stewart txwantsome <ul><li>Investigator Curtis Sadler </li></ul><ul><li>Arrested 07-31-2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Kendall County </li></ul><ul><li>Traveled to meet what he thought was a 13-year-old boy. </li></ul><ul><li>Charged with criminal solicitation of a minor </li></ul><ul><li>Also has a federal indictment for one count of Coercion and Enticement. </li></ul><ul><li>Stewart was a married (now divorced) father of three children. His two boys were 10 and 12. His daughter was 8. </li></ul><ul><li>Stewart was also a Little League baseball coach and coached basketball to minors in Junction. </li></ul><ul><li>Convicted and sentenced to 5 years in prison and must register as a sex offender. </li></ul>
    16. 22. Gregory Battson battsongr8 <ul><li>Investigator Katherine Smith </li></ul><ul><li>Arrested 03-25-2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Walker County </li></ul><ul><li>Arrested for Criminal Attempt ‑ Sexual Assault of a Child </li></ul><ul><li>Married with children </li></ul>
    17. 23. Patrick Craig <ul><li>Investigator Steve May </li></ul><ul><li>Arrested 04-20-2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Walker County </li></ul><ul><li>Arrested for Criminal Attempt ‑ Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Minor. </li></ul><ul><li>College student, is single and resides with his mother. </li></ul><ul><li>Plead guilty to Attempted Sexual Performance of a Child. </li></ul><ul><li>Convicted and sentenced to 10 years probation, 180 days in county jail, $2,000 fine and must register as a sex offender for 20 years. </li></ul>
    18. 24. Johnathan Keith Kana <ul><li>Investigator Cody Smirl </li></ul><ul><li>Hays County (Buda, Tx) </li></ul><ul><li>Arrested 6/29/05 </li></ul><ul><li>Kana attempted to meet what he believed was a 13 year old female. </li></ul><ul><li>Subject will be charged with Criminal Attempt - Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, Criminal Attempt - Sexual Performance of a Child and Criminal Solicitation of a Minor. </li></ul><ul><li>Kana resides in Lexington, Texas and is engaged to be married and has no children. </li></ul><ul><li>Kana graduated in 2004 from Soutwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. Kana was attending Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in pursuit of Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Music Ministry. </li></ul>
    19. 25. Keeping Your Child Safe <ul><li>Keep computers in a public, family room. </li></ul><ul><li>Actively monitor Internet use. </li></ul><ul><li>Use an Internet filter. </li></ul><ul><li>Use a key-logger or other monitoring software. </li></ul><ul><li>Know your children’s screen names and passwords and check them randomly and frequently. </li></ul>
    20. 26. <ul><li>Absolutely no unsupervised use of webcams. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide children with cellphones which do not have cameras, video, or internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Be informed. </li></ul><ul><li>Educate your children on what is safe/unsafe, and the possible consequences of improper use. </li></ul><ul><li>Teach children to report any unsafe or suspicious online behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep open lines of communication. </li></ul>
    21. 27. Contact Information <ul><li>Texas Attorney General’s office—Cybercrimes Division: 800-621-0508 </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber Tip Line: 877-5cyber3 </li></ul>
    22. 28. References <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>