Published pictures of their children by parents holiday they may fall into the hands of criminals involved in child pornography. – During investigations regarding pedophilic nets, we come across materials that parents or grandparents themselves put it on the Internet Detective van Noord, who works in a special unit of the Amsterdam police force dealing with combating child pornography, told RTL Nieuws.
They are usually innocent photos of scantily clad children playing by the sea or in the garden pool. – Pictures of the child playing in swimming trunks is normal, however, sex offenders exchange it with each other and share their sexual fantasies, says van Noord.
Police and experts who spoke to RTL Nieuws are urging parents and grandparents to consider what photos they share online. The photos on public Facebook and Instagram profiles are generally available and may end up in the hands of a pedophile.