Sun. Nov 17th, 2019

Feds arrest hundreds in takedown of massive child porn operation

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/16/20917420/fbi-child-pornography-arrests-crackdown-global-operation

Feds arrest hundreds in takedown of massive child porn operation

A United States grand jury has indicted the alleged operator of a massive child pornography website, as law enforcement arrested hundreds more in a global crackdown.

Justice Department prosecutors said in a statement today that a 23-year-old South Korean man, Jong Woo Son, was indicted for running Welcome To Video, which officials described as the largest market for child exploitation by “volume of content.” In the statement, prosecutors said more than 300 other people across the United States and the world have also been arrested and charged for allegedly using the site.

In a nine-count indictment, prosecutors said Son was arrested in March of last year, and the server used to operate Welcome to Video…

Continue reading…

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/16/20917420/fbi-child-pornography-arrests-crackdown-global-operation

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *