Cybersex Trafficking: Toward a More Effective Prosecutorial Response

Criminal Law Bulletin, Volume 54, Number 1 (2018)

122 Pages Posted: 14 May 2018 Last revised: 17 May 2018

Date Written: April 30, 2018

Abstract

Cybersex trafficking, the trafficking of children to perform webcam sex shows for profit, is a brutal criminal innovation on the frontier between prototypical sex trafficking and child pornography. This Article evaluates how academic research, law enforcement resources, prosecutorial strategy, sentencing policy, and diplomatic mechanisms can be mobilized to more effectively combat this horrible crime.

Keywords: cybersex, child pornography, human trafficking, prosecution, sentencing, treaties, policy, criminal law, criminology

JEL Classification: K14, K42

Suggested Citation

Carback, Joshua, Cybersex Trafficking: Toward a More Effective Prosecutorial Response (April 30, 2018). Criminal Law Bulletin, Volume 54, Number 1 (2018), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3171275

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