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Teenage sexting: when the photos fall into the wrong hands

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We've all heard about the trend of teenage sexting.

Young people sending nude pictures of themselves to their friends. 

But there's a growing worry that these photos may find their way online into the wrong hands... 

Predators who may use these photos for extortion or even as a means to initiate meet-ups. 

LA Sheriff Jim McDonnell sent an open letter on Facebook to parents Sunday warning of the trend.

Host A Martinez spoke with him earlier, and he said his officers are investigating scores of cases involving photos of underage children that have found their way online.
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