The internet can be a dangerous place, especially for kids. The FBI says that there are 500,000 predators online daily looking for their next young prey.  
Detective Joe Scaramucci of the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office in Waco, Texas, has led many sting operations. He’s also a nationally renowned law enforcement expert training hundreds of local, state, and federal agencies across the United States in online predation and human trafficking. Detective Scaramucci, who says more parents need to step up and monitor their children’s activity, joins Dr. Phil on Wednesday’s episode.

“It’s a playground for child predators,” Detective Scaramucci says of the internet.
In the video above, Detective Scaramucci shares the tactics he sees predators using to lure in children – and what parents should watch out for. Plus, Roo Powell, a mother of three and child advocate, shares three tactics she sees perpetrators using online when she goes undercover posing as a teen.
On Wednesday’s episode, "To Catch an Online Child Predator," hear from a father whose teen daughter has been missing for four years. Plus, hear from a mom who says she caught her young daughter chatting and sending explicit videos to older men. Check local listings to see where you can watch.

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