The time to talk with your kids about internet safety is now

Marquette County’s Chief Assistant Prosecutor says internet crimes are happening in our communities
There is no age restriction to who can be impacted, these crimes impact every one of every age
Published: Mar. 30, 2022 at 9:42 AM EDT
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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Marquette County’s Chief Assistant Prosecutor Andy Griffin spoke to TV6′s Elizabeth Peterson about internet safety after the family of Jordan DeMay shared their story to spark these tough conversations.

Marquette County Sheriff Greg Zyburt says the day before his death, Jordan received message on social media from an account portraying to be someone else. The perpetrator then blackmailed Jordan into sending money by threatening to send compromising photos of Jordan to his family, friends and social media contacts. It’s called sextortion. The case is under investigation.

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