In this workshop, attendees will learn how criminals use online applications to recruit juvenile victims. The presenter will share insight on the various grooming methods used by these perpetrators as they search for new victims online. The discussion will address online sites and trends pimps and exploiters are using both past and present. The presenters will explain how to create covert personas for online sites and applications to proactively investigate human trafficking and exploitation.
To understand why and how victims become exploited and trafficked and why these victims can be reluctant to assist law enforcement.
To understand why using covert platforms can be a beneficial tool in investigations.
To identify the mindset and grooming tactics used by exploiters and traffickers.