There are specific phases that the suspected child molester will go through in his victim selection process.
He does this by asking the kid questions and by piecing together other information he finds on the Internet.
When the kid gives out his last name, name of school and the name of the city or town where he lives, the predator then goes to online map sites, school sites and directories to obtain as much information as possible.
Survey of Family Dynamics This is the phase where the potential child molester learns how well the young person is supervised, who the others are that live in the household and what the habits of the family may be.
The predator will usually ask if the child lives with both parents or has any siblings.
The Internet sexual predator is usually a male but current studies indicate that up to 6% are female.