When the offender is a stranger, Goldberg says it can be tougher, but not impossible, to apprehend them.
There is a store and upgrades are available for a premium, but you can easily sign up and start chatting for free.
You can even browse rooms and members based on interests and there are fun things like stickers and other features that will keep things entertaining, too.
But Evans says that compared with perpetrators of Nigerian prince scams, for example, who often use broken English and implausible premises, this new breed of online predator is far savvier and more dangerous.
The costumes and makeup of Brooks adds in large part to this overtly sexual mood; thick black lipstick and that iconic short bob.
She had never sent anyone a nude photo, but Dan was different.