Real Stories Project
We've dealt with a variety of idiotic criticisms over the years that we've been fighting internet predators. Of those criticisms, the most annoying and simple-minded is the outright denial that these crimes happen to real teens. Seriously, people try to deny that real teens end up victims to internet predators.

We will be documenting one story a day of real teens groomed, abducted and molested by actual predators and pedophiles via the internet. Each story is of a different kid. These stories are often very disturbing. If you're at risk at all from an emotional trigger, please avoid this section.

Hopefully this will help address those naive enough to believe that the crime we fight simply doesn't "happen" to actual kids.

  • Update for 05/26/10: Man, 27, rapes girl, 12
    A 27 year old Delaware man was arrested for raping a 12 year old girl he met online.

  • Update for 05/25/10: Man, 22, rapes girl, 13
    A 22 year old North Carolina registered sex offender was arrested for raping a 13 year old girl he met through Facebook.

  • Update for 05/24/10: Man, 26, assaults teen girls
    A 26 year old Texas man was arrested for sexually assaulting a 13 year old girl. During the investigation police learned that the man had sexually assaulted at least five other girls. He met his victims on Facebook and MySpace.

  • Update for 05/23/10: 2 men assault girl, 11
    A 29 year old Louisiana man was arrested for taking an 11 year girl across state lines and raping her. After he raped the girl he abandoned her in Mississippi where she was then picked up and raped by a 21 year old Mississippi man.

  • Update for 05/22/10: 2 men assault teen girls
    A 19 year old man from Connecticut and a 18 year old man from New York sexually assaulted two teen girls they met on MySpace.

  • Update for 05/21/10: Man, 31, lures girl, 13
    A 31 year old Georgia man was arrested for luring a 13 year old girl to a hotel room for sex.

  • Update for 05/20/10: Man, 22, meets girl, 14
    A 22 year old British man was arrested for having a sexual relationship with a 14 year old girl he met online.

  • Update for 05/19/10: Man, 29, abuses teen boy
    A 29 year old Oregon police officer was arrested for sexually abusing a teen boy he met on the internet.

  • Update for 05/18/10: Man, 20, meets teen girls
    A 20 year old Oregon man was arrested for sexually abusing two teenage girls he met through the internet.

  • Update for 05/17/10: Man, 34, murders boy, 12
    A 34 year old Louisiana man was arrested for murdering a 12 year old boy he texted with. The man posed as a 13 year old girl to lure the boy out of his home.

  • Update for 05/16/10: Mna, 23, assaults girl, 15
    A 23 year old Iowa man was arrested for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 15 year old girl he met online.

  • Update for 05/15/10: Man, 45, rapes girl, 13
    A 45 year old Missouri man was arrested for raping a 13 year old girl he met on Tagged.

  • Update for 05/14/10: Man, 25, assaults child
    A 25 year old North Carolina man was arrested for sexually assaulting a child he met on MySpace.

  • Update for 05/13/10: Man, 45, assaults teen
    A 45 year old Texas man was arrested for sexually assaulting a 15 year old girl he met online.

  • Update for 05/12/10: Man, 32, meets teen girls
    A 32 year old Honolulu firefighter was arrested for having sexual contact with two girls, ages 13 and 14, that he met online.

  • Update for 05/11/10: Man, 34, meets girl, 15
    A 34 year old Florida man was arrested after he flew to Hawaii to have sex with a 15 year old girl he met online.

  • Update for 05/10/10: Man, 43, meet teen girl
    A 43 year old Iowa man was arrested for having sex with a minor girl he met online.

  • Update for 05/09/10: Man, 28, assaults minor girl
    A 28 year old Illinois man was arrested for having sex with a teen girl he met on MySpace.

  • Update for 05/08/10: Man, 33, assaults teen girls
    A 33 year old California man was arrested for having sex with and taking pornographic photos of 10 teenage girls between the ages of 13 and 17. He used the internet to meet the girls.

  • Update for 05/07/10: Man, 20, assaults girl, 12
    A 20 year old Alabama man was arrested for having sex with a 12 year old girl he met online.

  • Update for 05/06/10: Man, 23, meets 14 year old
    A 23 year old Indiana man traveled to Georgia to meet and have sex with a 14 year old girl he met online. He then took the girl to Texas.

  • Update for 05/05/10: Man, 29, meets boy, 15
    A 29 year old Ohio man was arrested for having sex with a 15 year old boy he met online.

  • Update for 05/04/10: Man, 24, meets girl, 15
    A 24 year old Tennessee man was arrested for sexually assaulting a 15 year old girl he met on MySpace.

  • Update for 05/03/10: Man, 19, assaults girl, 13
    A 19 year old New Jersey man was arrested for sexually assaulting a 13 year old girl he met online.

  • Update for 05/02/10: Man, 28, meets girl, 14
    A 28 year old Ohio man was arrested after he traveled to Alabama to meet and have sex with a 14 year old girl he met online.

  • Update for 05/01/10: Man, 38, meets girl, 15
    A 38 year old airman stationed in New Mexico was arrested for having sex with a 15 year old girl.

  • Update for 04/30/10: Man, 38 assaults teen girls
    A 38 year old Louisiana man was arrested for sexually assaulting girls in Mississippi and Louisiana. He used MySpace, Yahoo, AIM, Teenspot and Stickam to communicate with minors.

  • Update for 04/29/10: Man, 27, assaults girl, 13
    A 27 year old man was arrested for sexually assaulting a 13 year old North Carolina girl he my online.

  • Update for 04/28/10: Man, 22, rapes teen girl
    A 22 year old solider stationed at Fort Campbell was arrested for raping a teen girl from Tennessee that he met online.

  • Update for 04/27/10: Man, 35, rapes girl, 13
    A 35 year old California man was arrested for kidnapping and raping a 13 year old girl he met on MySpace.


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