52% of the MOO character descriptions referenced age, sex, location, or physical appearance.They thought they were chatting online with a 10-year-old girl in the Philippines.
The chat room rules for Bipolar Disorder Chat Rooms state: "We discourage the use of age/sex/location (a/s/l).
The Filipino lady sends the user a link to an adult chat site and states that the service is free and a credit card is only needed for age verification.
Several weeks later the victim looks at their credit card statement and sees billing for adult chat services.
"The child predators doing this now feel that the law doesn't apply to them.
Remember the golden rule - NEVER SEND MONEY TO ANYONE YOU MEET ONLINE.