The sexual predator attracted the attention of his victims by giving them skins and virtual money to children between the ages of 8 and 12 who were later blackmailed by the man.
The 42-year-old man was captured by the police in Madrid, Spain, after the parents of a 9-year-old minor alerted the authorities, after discovering that their son was in close contact with an older person who gave him objects. virtually for their characters.
The investigation showed that this sexual predator not only contacted his victims through Fortnite, but also used games like Call of Duty and World of Warcraft to access minors. In total, he has been accused of abusing 26 children between the ages of 8 and 12.
Within two years, the man forced the minors to pay for the gifts through video calls in which he required them to show them their private parts and perform actions that he requested.
“The sexual abuser accessed video games more than 3,000 times and collected more than 2,000 photographs of child pornography,” reported the Madrid police. While the investigation is still open pending more cases, it was discovered that the man made 81 payments to video game accounts.