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Internet Safety for College Students

Universities are easy marks for hackers. This is because they collect so much personal & proprietary data. College students are also spending more time online than ever before to do research and homework and to stay connected. To protect yourself against scams, thefts, viruses, and more, check out THIS RESOURCE from Cyber Degrees for more […]

AG Sean D. Reyes searches for answers on Internet Safety with other AG’s and Google Execs

Jan. 24, 2014 — Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and eight other Attorneys General from around the country met with technology giant Google and its subsidiary, YouTube, to address law enforcement concerns related to the sale and promotion of unlawful conduct through their search engine and video platform. The meetings took place in Denver on […]

Keep Safety in Mind When Accessing the Internet

June 20, 2019 June is National Internet Safety Month and the Utah Attorney General’s Office is urging the importance of digital security and privacy. Whether it’s on a phone, computer, or gaming platforms, the internet can be accessed through apps, browsers, and games. The increase in the prevalence of smartphones has additionally created a rise […]

Digital Respons-Ability

The Utah Attorney General’s Office has teamed up with Digital Respons-Ability to teach kids how to use the internet in a safe way. Digital Respons-Ability is a local Utah company that works closely with K-12 students, parents, and educators to teach digital citizenship, the ethical and responsible use of technology. They have partnered with Prevent […]

North Logan man charged with raping a child after luring her to his apartment using Snapchat

July 12, 2019 Yesterday, a North Logan man was charged with raping a 13-year-old girl after he lured her into his apartment by pretending to be one of her friends on Snapchat. While the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force isn’t directly associated with this specific case, Regional Supervisor Alan Connor emphasized that these […]

Sextortion: A Serious & Devastating Crime

July 2, 2019 A warrant was issued yesterday for the arrest of 19-year-old Gabe Ryan Gilbert for sextortion and/or coercion of another person. The charges are comprised of five counts of aggravated sexual extortion of a child, a first-degree felony, and four counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, a second-degree felony, after he allegedly […]

Utah ICAC Blog: What’s that App? kik

Mobile devices are enabling our kids to have the world at their fingertips. While this is such an awesome resource for kids to be able to connect with relatives and friends through social media, do their homework, play online gaming, watch YouTube videos, and download music and apps there is also a dangerous side to […]

National Crime Prevention Month

October: National Crime Prevention Month

AG Reyes Encourages Utahns to Fight Identity Theft, Online Exploitation During National Crime Prevention Month SALT LAKE CITY October 2, 2017 – During National Crime Prevention Month, Attorney General Sean D. Reyes urged Utahns to educate themselves about affinity fraud, identity theft, and other forms of white-collar crime, especially those who are vulnerable to predators. […]

AG Reyes Statement on National Preparedness Month

SALT LAKE CITY September 13, 2016 – Attorney General Sean D. Reyes released the following statement on National Preparedness Month: “Utah has a long tradition of self-reliance dating back to our founding. Whether it is planning for natural disasters, establishing personal financial security, or looking after our own health, preparing for the unexpected is a […]

Utah ICAC Teams with Alabama – Alleged Child Predator Arrested

Utah Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Works with Alabama Authorities to Successfully Investigate and Arrest Alleged Child Predator SALT LAKE CITY (April 16, 2015) — The Utah Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) multi-jurisdictional task force investigates and prosecutes individuals who use the Internet to exploit children. The task force is […]

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