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Online child sex probe leads to 337 arrests in 38 countries

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 17, 2019 13:24

Online child sex probe leads to 337 arrests in 38 countries

UK and US authorities investigating a “dark web” child pornography site run from South Korea announced the arrest of 337 suspects in 38 countries.Britain’s National Crime Agency said the “Welcome to Video” site contained 250,000 videos that were downloaded a million times by users across the world.The investigations also involved South Korean National Police and Germany’s Federal Criminal Police.In Washington, the US Department of Justice said separately the site operated “the largest child sexual exploitation market by volume of content” when it was taken down.The NCA said seven men have already been convicted in Britain since the first suspect was arrested in 2017.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 17, 2019 13:24