In the United States, an alleged pedophile has been accused of coaxing children to abuse them via Fortnite.
Fortnite is currently one of the most played games in the world with millions of players who can connect at the same time, and among these players there are many who are very young.
But Fortnite is not always perfect. Anthony Gene Thomas, a 41-year-old American, would have used the famous royal battle of Epic Games in the worst possible way.
The man was reportedly accused of having sex with minors in addition to having pedophile photographs, and according to a statement he would use Fortnite to coax the boys.
He would have attracted a child with money and other gifts via the game chat, which led to a meeting where the report would have occurred. The police then investigated and found videos and photos of the victim.
"Parents need to know that predators will use every possible means to target and exploit a child, and I ask parents and guardians to know who your children are meeting online and talk to them about the dangers."
The dangers of online games are well known, and as they explain in the release, it is necessary that the parents thinking to warn the children not to believe the people met on the game.