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In 76 per cent of cases the suspect was arrested for an offence within one month of the first online contact.
In 68 per cent of cases the adult sought offline contact with the child.
In some jurisdictions there may be a limited range of possible offences to cover such actions.
Where there are laws in place, how are we to combat this predatory type of behaviour?
To 'procure' includes knowingly enticing or recruiting for the purposes of sexual exploitation.
This law also makes it an offence for an adult to expose a person to any indecent matter, 'without legitimate reason', where that person is under the age of 16 years, or the adult believes that person to be less than 16.
In 48 per cent of cases the adult suspect was arrested at the intended rendezvous with the child.
The definition of sexual intercourse is specifically not limited to acts involving physical contact.They use computers at home, at friends' places, at the library and at school to work, play and communicate.