CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE: FOUR HELD IN GERMAN-LED RAID ON HUGE NETWORK. German Police have arrested three men and a fourth is being held in Paraguay for allegedly running one of the world’s biggest online networks for sharing images of child sex abuse.
May 3, 2021
The international operation, involving several police forces, targeted a dark net platform called Boystown, which has now been taken down.
Officials say Boystown had more than 400,000 registered users.
They say some images showed the most serious sexual abuse of young children.
The dark net is an internet area beyond the reach of mainstream search engines.
The German-led investigation involved law enforcement agencies in the Netherlands, Sweden, Australia, the US and Canada.
The EU police agency Europol says it will also examine intelligence gained from the operation, and “more arrests and rescues