The total number of indecent images and videos of children shared online last year has risen to 70,000, a report warns.
8:45am UK, Tuesday 02 July 2013
Child sexual abuse streamed live online through services like Skype has been highlighted as an emerging threat by experts.
Figures show an increasing number of offenders have been targeting vulnerable families overseas to set up live access to children over webcams in exchange for payment.
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre's (Ceop) annual report also warned that fears were growing of child sexual abuse in Brazil ahead of the country's influx of visitors for the World Cup and Olympic Games.
In 2012, Ceop received 8,000 reports of indecent images of children being shared - with a two-fold increase in the total number of images and videos on previous years to 70,000.'
READ MORE: http://news.sky.com/story/