Mom who went undercover online to expose child predators reveals identity

This mom posed as a preteen online and reveals why she did it in a new documentary for parents.
2:44 | 02/27/20

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Now to a "Gma" exclusive with the undercover mom who goes online to expose possible child predators, we spoke with her earlier this month and now she's coming forward revealing her true identity in an important new documentary for parents and sat down with T.J. How are you, man? Hello once again. We introduced you to her a few weeks ago. We told you her name was Sloan, it's not and didn't show you her face. She's coming forward now to reveal who she is in the interest of furthering their message and the truth about her really is that she is the mother of young children and she has worked for years for an organization committed to protecting children online. This suburban mom transforms herself into an underage girl online all to document the world of online predators. At the time she hid her face everywhere and on "Gma" to protect her identity and safety. Lots of parents might say, well, my kid would never post anything remotely salacious. What we've been able to demonstrate with these is that they're still susceptible to being targeted. Reporter: Sloane, her pseudonym is the head of a special projects team at bark, online monitoring service that works with schools and parents to track kids' social media use, the team created personas for her as a tween and teen to educate parents and now because her work has become highlighted online and things have come to closure on the legal end, she can share her identity. I am able to show an unpixelated version of my face. We would create a Fick first 15-year-old girl. Reporter: Releasing a new short film showing the dangers kids could face online. I'm 37 but our graphic designers assured me they could make me look over two decades younger. What has happened since that story aired? There have been so many emails from survivors who have said I feel validated. They certainly are behind the motivation to keep working on this. Reporter: The film shows how her team transformed her choosing age appropriate clothing and using makeup and software to go from this to this. After she posts the responses she gets, shocking. Part of the film also shows her meeting a man who she says contacted her online. What is the takeaway for a parent to see you put in that position? All of us who want to protect the most vulnerable can move the needle in the right direction when it comes to child sex abuse. All right, Tom, the secret is out. Her identity out. Will she have to stop? No. She still has personas she hasn't made public so the work will continue. And shows she can completely transform. All right, thanks. Let's head over to ginger.

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