U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement launches app to catch child predators

Federal authorities have launched a new smartphone app that enlists the public's help to catch child predators. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers hope the

Users can submit tips anonymously to help federal authorities.

Users can submit tips anonymously to help federal authorities. (9/12/13)

NEW YORK - Federal authorities have launched a new smartphone app that enlists the public's help to catch child predators.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers hope the first-of-its-kind app will spread information quickly, leading to more tips and more suspects in custody.

Child exploitation investigators say users can submit a tip to the ICE tipline by talking to a live person through the app, or by submitting a web report.

All tips will be anonymous. 

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