In only two dozen cases, 60 children have been rescued from abusive situations!
IICACC not the same as the State’s ICAC Task Force under the Attorney General’s office. The Task Force is State funded and is responsible for investigating Internet crimes against children, arresting the perpetrator and prosecuting the criminal cases.
It is estimated that, at any one time, there are more than 750,000 child sexual predators using the Internet attempting to contacting children to sexually exploit them.
There are an estimated 625,000 traders of child pornography online every month.
Approximately 20 new children appear on these porn sites monthly; many kidnapping and child sex trafficking victims. Many of these victims are now a young as toddlers and infants.
Child Internet pornography sales are approx. $4.9 BILLION annually. Is now, in many cases, conducted by organized crime gangs.
Child pornography images can be purchased or accessed for as little as $30 to $50 monthly subscription fees.
Child predator training websites are also offered online and are protected under Constitutional Free Speech.
It is estimated that as many as 34,000 Idaho children receive at least one Internet solicitation for sex annually.
As many as 5000 Idaho children are exploited by predators via mail or phone calls with requests to meet in person.
In Idaho between 2006 and 2013, there were 230 documented cases of child exploitation through pornography with over 1/3 involving the use of a computer.
The United States produces and distributes approx. 62% of all the child pornography in the World.
There are dozens of devices with Internet access used by children, many as young as 3, and children are accessing social media sites by the age of 12. Over half of these are as young as 10.
There are dozens of Internet Social Apps. being accessed by both children and predators, many of which are specifically designed to encourage personal, confidential and often sexual communication. Such new Apps are flooding the Internet almost daily.
Sexting and Bullying are increasingly being engaged in by children and are often targeted by sexual predators. Some of this activity is also often known to precipitate attempted or successful child suicides.