Online groomers can be both men and women of any age over 18, although they may not always be honest about their age.
They generally get your attention by using flattery and building a ‘trusting’ relationship with you.
The 25-year-old woman told police she was attacked by the men while she was on holiday in the United Arab Emirates in October, but officers charged her with extra-marital sex.
She is currently on bail and not allowed the leave the Middle Eastern country, however the two men involved – who are also British – have allowed to return home to Birmingham.
“Even after years passing by I have not forgotten the incident and every such incident puts my thoughts into the end of the world”.
“She went to the police as the victim of one of the worst ordeals imaginable but she is being treated as the criminal.” The woman was travelling with a relative after having ditched her job as an IT consultant, hoping to travel the world.Most said they had not considered coming forward with the case earlier but were encouraged after learning about the four-year-old girl, as well as to warn others.“I am unfortunately one of those girls who have gone through this phase in my childhood and can definitely understand the plight of that little kid,” said Nausheen, speaking about her experience for the first time in her life. I have never discussed this with anyone, not even my parents,” she said.Her position, the brainchild of Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and the ruler of Dubai, is to promote happiness and a positive attitude in government, and life.Roumi says it’s no laughing matter.“This is serious business for the government,” she said during a recent interview in Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the UAE.You can lose control of your image and not know who is looking at your picture or where it may end up.If you are under the age of 18 and have a picture taken of yourself, wearing minimal or no clothing, it can be referred to as child pornography.At times you maybe unaware of the type of information you are giving them, but you do it because you feel comfortable talking to them.If you decide to send pictures of yourself or post them online, you can attract unwanted attention from people you don’t know or people you do not want to be talking to.Immediately as the bus would drop the second last student, the bus conductor would come and sit next to me and molest me in ways I can’t describe.It was not rape — by the grace of Allah I was saved from it, but I went through it every day,” she said.