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Online predators are targeting people with autism. A Dover councilman wants to change that

Posted on AllSides June 13th, 2024
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DOVER, Tenn. (WKRN) — More and more people are continuing to fall victim to online predators, with a dramatic increase in online child sexual exploitation over the last four years. It can happen to anyone, anywhere. But, according to Dover Councilman Alex Berta, predators are increasingly setting their sights on another vulnerable population: young adults who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. While he has served on the city council since December 2022, Berta has spent the majority of his career working in cybersecurity. Many of his investigations...

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