75 ar­rested in ma­jor on­line child abuse bust

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Po­lice swooped in 28 Euro­pean coun­tries and ar­rested 75 sus­pects for shar­ing child sex im­ages on the in­ter­net while in­ves­ti­gat­ing 207 cases across the con­ti­nent. “Op­er­a­tion Day­light” was started af­ter Europol re­ceived in­for­ma­tion from Swiss po­lice last year re­veal­ing a vast net­work of crim­i­nals in­volved in the sex­ual ex­ploita­tion of mi­nors, Europe’s polic­ing agency said. “The in­ves­ti­ga­tion lasted for more than a year, based on the Swiss in­for­ma­tion which led to 611 ‘in­tel­li­gence pack­ages’ be­ing sent to 26 EU mem­ber states,” a spokesper­son said.

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