XVIII-"To Catch a Predator: No day at the beach" - Chris Hansen - NBC Dateline

XVIII-"To Catch a Predator: No day at the beach" - Chris Hansen - NBC Dateline

Despite knowing NBC's 'To Catch a Predator,' men still showed up to meet teens at the undercover house on the New Jersey shore. 'When do I get to see myself on TV?' asked one

by: Chris Hansen | publication date: July 18, 2007 | Publication: Dateline NBC |

"OCEAN COUNTY, N.J.— We’ve been catching suspected Internet sex predators for more than three years, exposing men on the hunt for sex with young teens. More than 200 men have been arrested. After 11 investigations in eight different states, a 117 men have either pleaded guilty or been found guilty by a judge or jury. Yet there are still men out there willing to take the risk of getting caught. It seems no matter where in America we go, we find men apparently ready to molest young teens. During our latest investigation in Ocean County, New Jersey, it’s no different. Men familiar with our reports show up anyway. It's a beautiful stretch of beach and a picture-perfect summer vacation spot for parents and children. But it's also for potential predators. Michael Lubrano: You’re Chris Hansen? Chris Hansen: I am.  One who actually appears happy to meet me... Jeremy Keister: It’s nice to meet you. Chris Hansen: Thank you.  (laughter)"

Part one of two of a To Catch A Predator episode in Ocean County, NJ.

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