Tune in at 16:00 London, 19:00 UAE

Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

'Girl' used to find pedophiles online

November 6th, 2013
03:36 PM ET

She calls herself 'Sweetie' and this young girl can speak to hundreds of men from across the world every day.

But 'Sweetie' isn't the young girl that she seems, she is in fact a computer avatar that was being used to track down pedophiles who prey on young children around the globe.

soundoff (No Responses)

Post a comment


 

CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.