AUSTRALIAN POLICE ARREST 44 MEN IN CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATION. Some 16 children removed from harm in Operation Molto
October 23, 2020
Australian Federal Police (AFP) have arrested 44 men across the nation on the charges of possessing and producing child abuse material.
Dubbed Operation Molto, the probe was coordinated by the AFP-led Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) and has reportedly removed 16 children from harm after identifying alleged offenders in every Australian state, as well as the Australian Capital Territory.
Culminating in 350 charges on the alleged perpetrators, the year-long operation began when the ACCCE received a law enforcement report showing thousands of offenders were using a cloud