Hundreds of paedophiles found in global sweep
Posted in: Child Protection&Online Safety at 04/07/2012 20:38
Hundreds of paedophiles prowling on the Internet have been identified in an operation in 141 countries, Austrian federal police said.
The operation called "Carole" which began almost a year ago found in Austria alone 272 suspects who had broadcast paedophile videos on the internet.
Hundreds of paedophiles netted in global sting [AFP]
Hundreds of paedophiles prowling on the internet have been identified in an operation in 141 countries, Austrian federal police said.
In Austria alone, operation "Carole" found 272 suspects, making it the biggest ever police sweep against child pornography in the small country.
Austrian police: International internet child pornography hunt nets 272 suspects in Austria [AP]
Austrian police say they have identified 272 suspects in the country as part of an investigation of internet-based child pornography involving 141 nations.
Chief Inspector Harald Gremel says Austrian police were alerted by Luxembourg authorities after they found child pornography was being watched worldwide from several Luxembourg-based home pages.