"He set up a meeting and showed up at the scene." The statute states a person must believe that the person they are chatting with is a minor.Justice Matthew Durrant said he wondered if the case depended on whether or not Gallegos believed this was a minor.

Because of this, Internet chat sometimes turns into fantasy and is not grounded in reality.

Durham pointed out that Gallegos went beyond sexual talk and into soliciting someone who claimed they were a minor. She added if a man walked up to a 13-year-old on the street and solicited sex, what would be the difference?

However there are still risks involved and, as with any type of sexual activity, it is never ok for someone to coerce (pressure) you into anything sexual you don't want.

For much of the time it may seem no big deal, and many people enjoy cyber sex without any problems.

During those chats, Gallegos expressed that the girl was possibly too young but then went on to suggest how he would like to sexually touch her.

Ultimately, the agent and Gallegos arranged a meeting outside a school in Sandy.You could feel guilty if the person you are having cyber sex with is not your usual partner, and if they find out they might feel very hurt.Cyber sex might change your feelings towards yourself or the other person.Justice Michael Wilkins asked Gray if it was illegal for someone to have "cyber-sex" with someone claiming to be a minor."Does the state consider cyber-sex to be sexual activity? Gray said the state did not, but if the person solicited sex and believed it was a minor, that is what the law requires.Paedophiles (people who sexually abuse children) sometimes begin by chatting online as a way of 'grooming' (preparing) them for sex. Obviously this is highly illegal and punishable with up to life in prison.