Child porn network exposed
forcement agency, New Zealand Police, Europol, t he Zaanstreek-Waterland Police in the Netherlands and the Royal C a n a d i a n M o u n t e d Police.
‘‘ With over 200 children removed from harm globally, we imagine an even larger number of c h i l d r e n w e r e s a f e - guarded elsewhere in the world; however we will never know the total figure due to it being such a limitless crime,’’ Commander Edwards said.
‘ ‘ T h i s d e mo n s t r a t e s that global law enforcement is working together internationally to protect children wherever they may be in the world.’’
The website Mr Dickson allegedly used to communicate with paedophiles was eventually shut down.
‘‘ At the end of the day, our goal is simple: child s a f e t y , ’ ’ C o m m a n d e r Edwards said.
T h e c o v e r t i n v e s t i - gators have since been able to track the website’s members to other sites where they continue to be monitored.
Mr Dickson will appear at the next Townsville District Court callover period on his charges.