Staying Internet Safe

Staying Internet Safe

Office Holds Internet Safety Meeting

An Ashburn man was arrested for soliciting a minor for sex over the Internet on Thursday, Feb. 2.

According to the Fairfax County Police, Faheem Ulghani Insari, 30, exchanged instant messages with a Fairfax County detective posing as an underage teenager.

Insari was arrested in the Centreville area after making arrangements to meet for sex, and was charged with use of communications systems to facilitate certain offenses involving children, a Class 6 felony, according to police. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center, said Fairfax County Police spokesperson Mary Mulrenan.

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Deputy T.J. DeLitta will give a 45-minute presentation on Internet safety March 21, at 7 p.m. The event, "How Safe Are Your Children? Risks for Your Child on the Internet!," will be held at Eagle Ridge Middle School in Ashburn.

De Litta will discuss Web blogs, instant messaging, chat rooms and child predators.