(Community Matters 67) Follow-Up: Parents of Minors and Other Adults Should Understand Potential Consequences of Sexting

In a follow-up to a story discussed a few episodes ago on Community Matters, Calhoun County (Michigan) prosecuting attorney David Gilbert discusses the legal and psychological ramifications of sexting and sextortion.

Gilbert is particularly focused on reaching adults of minor children and students old enough to become vulnerable to predators to whom they may send nude photos of themselves.

In some cases, the young person is unknowingly sending such material to someone other than who they think they are talking to.

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Episode Resources
Resource page with more info for parents and students
Full press release from the Calhoun County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney
(YouTube) Sextortion victim Ashley Reynolds talks about what happened to her

Former WBCK Morning Show host Richard Piet (2014-2017) returns to host Community Matters, an interview program focused on community leaders and newsmakers in and around Battle Creek. Community Matters is heard Saturdays at 8:00 AM and PM Eastern on WBCK-FM (95.3) and anytime at battlecreekpodcast.com.

Community Matters is sponsored by Lakeview Ford Lincoln and a production of Livemic Communications.