FBI issues warning over Barbie ‘Video Girl’ which could be used by paedophiles to make child pornography

Warning: The Barbie 'Video Girl' features a video camera hidden in a necklace and an LCD screen on the back

The Daily Mail [UK]
4th December 2010

Parents are being warned that a new Barbie doll that features a built-in video camera could be used as a tool by paedophiles to make child pornography.

The Barbie ‘Video Girl’, which is on sale in the UK and the U.S., has a hidden camera in the chest and a small LCD screen video display in her back.

A ‘cyber crime alert’ from the FBI has said the doll, which went on sale in July, could be used to record footage used for distribution by paedophiles.

It said: ‘FBI investigation has revealed instances where an individual convicted of distributing child pornography had given a Barbie doll to a six-year-old girl…’

The article continues at The Daily Mail.

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