by Erik Waxler
“PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — Pasco County authorities are sending out a warning: If you are looking to buy sex online, especially from those under age, beware.
Intercept bots are the new technology helping the Sheriff’s Office combat online solicitation of sex.
Instead of timely sting operations with actual people posing as sex workers, the fake ads actually go to bots who can message back and forth with those soliciting sex.
The bots then collect all the information from the sex buyer and send it to law enforcement.
Data collected by the bots may have the sex buyers name, phone number, address, place of employment and more…”