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SEXTING-A LIFETIME OF CONSEQUENCES

Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato today proudly announced the release of the newest in the Right Turns video series on the topic of Sexting titled, “Will You Hit Send?”  It is a 16 minute action drama movie with the goal of highlighting the consequences of using social media for sending, receiving, and/or displaying sexually explicit or sexually suggestive communications over the internet.

This movie is intended to educate and enlighten youth to the lifelong consequences resulting from using social media in sending, receiving, and/or displaying sexually explicit or suggestive communications over the internet.  This film’s target audience will be middle and high school students; however it can also be used as an educational tool for parents who have children with cell phones and access to the internet.

The film was scripted by E-Video Productions of Toms River in collaboration with members of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Juvenile Unit.  Filming took place at various locations around Ocean County, including Manchester High School and at E-Video Production’s studio in Toms River.  It is the fifth video in the Right Turns series.

The main characters in the movie were played by Ocean County Vocational School/Performing Arts Academy members: Payton Crispe, Sarah Osman and Jakob Walsh.  Extras and speaking parts were played by Brendan Paparella, Ryleigh McDonald, Shannon Rabbitt, Amanda Ruby, Emily Gulden, Adina Paciello, Tom Johnson and Zach Zabarsky.

No taxpayer dollars are used in the production of the Right Turns video series.  They are made utilizing Drug forfeiture funds collected as part of the proceeds of criminal narcotic activity.  The videos are a great visual tool for OC educators and are shown to parents at PTA/back to school functions.  We welcome and encourage all to download and share any of the videos from our video gallery.  The entire Right Turns video series can be found on our web site at: www.oceancountyprosecutor.org.

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