FREDERICK COUNTY CYBER CRIMES TASK FORCE TO HOST INTERNET SAFETY EVENT
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick County Cyber Crimes Task Force (FCCCTF) in partnership with the United States Secret Service Baltimore Field Office will host an Internet Safety event Monday, August 22, 2022 from 7:00-8:00 PM at the Frederick County Law Enforcement Center, located at 110 Airport Drive East, Frederick, MD 21701. The presentation is open to the public. Due to some sensitive topics covered, this presentation will not be appropriate for younger children and we ask that only adults attend.
The main presentation, developed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), will be provided by Secret Service Assistant to the Special Agent-In-Charge Scott Kohler and Special Agent Jeff Lourinia and focus on how parents can recognize unsafe online behavior and speak with their kids about it. The topics covered will include – inappropriate online content, online privacy, sexting, online solicitation and enticement, cyberbullying, and sextortion.
Members of the County Task Force and Secret Service will be on hand to answer questions following the presentation.
The Frederick County Cyber Crimes Task Force (FCCCTF) was formed in May 2019 as a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the State’s Attorney’s Office, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, and Frederick Police Department. Investigators with the Maryland State Police, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), U.S. Secret Service, and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) provide State and Federal support.
The mission of the FCCCTF is to investigate, apprehend, and prosecute internet sexual predators who exploit children through the use of the internet and technology, consistent with Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force standards and procedures.