N.Y. Lawmakers See Link Between Pokemon Go, Sex Offenders

According to two New York State lawmakers, the app known as Pokémon Go has the potential to lead children to a more frightening locale: the homes of sexual predators. In an informal investigation by Senators Jeffrey D. Klein and Diane J. Savino, staff members took a list of 100 registered sex offenders across New York City and compared it with locations where Pokémon Go players could collect virtual items or use other game features.