A Cleveland doctor is warning parents online sex on Cleveland an alarming new phenomenon -- the rise of teenage girls selling their bodies for sex on websites you probably never knew existed.
Margaret Stager, director of adolescent medicine at MetroHealth Medical Centersaid she has seen a distinct rise in girls under the age of 18 coming in for treatment over online sex on Cleveland last 30 days.
You've probably heard of the infamous website backpage.
Ads on the site have often been used to set up sex trafficking stings in Northeast Ohio and across the country. But Dr.
onlinr Stager said these girls are using a newer website called seekingarrangement. A quick click and you can scroll through hundreds of willing "sugar babies," many of them underage. And Dr.
Stager said the teens she has seen are typically from middle- to upper-class families, stable homes and well-educated. Text messages they don't understand, e-mails.
This is really the root cause of it," she said. Would you like to receive local news notifications on your desktop?
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