The S.C. Attorney General is hoping another group will join the effort to keep children safe from online predators: grandparents.
The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, a division of the Attorney General's Office, recently held its first meeting in Columbia for grandparents to discuss safety concerns and share pointers for keeping children safe when they're on the Internet.
Patti Fowler, a member of the task force, says she plans to bring her presentation to Beaufort County since demographics indicate grandparents are raising grandchildren here.
Attorney General's Office spokesman Mark Powell said more grandparents are guardians for young children than ever because of the economic downturn.
For Fowler, that means it's important to educate the older demographic about how to monitor kids using the family computer and recognize red flags.
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