POLICE INFILTRATE PEDOPHILE RING, ARREST 700 (More Than Two Dozen Children Rescued)

AP/D'Arcy Doran

A team of international investigators infiltrated an Internet chat room used by pedophiles whostreamed live videos of children being raped, rescuing 31 children and identifying more than 700suspects worldwide. Undercover officers in Britain, the US, Canada and Australia busted up thepedophile ring using surveillance techniques more commonly associated with fighting terrorism andorganized crime. More than 15 children were found in Britain. A Canadian official said authoritiesthere arrested 24 Canadians and rescued seven Canadian children as part of the probe. Four peoplehave been arrested in Australia, including one who was previously convicted of child pornographycharges. Investigators made the case public after the sentencing of ringleader Timothy David MartynCox. Cox, 27, was given an indeterminate jail sentence, meaning he will remain in prison untilauthorities decide he is no longer a threat to children. One of his accomplices, Gordon Mackintosh,has pleaded guilty to 27 charges of making , possessing and distributing indecent images andvideos. He is awaiting sentencing. You could go and if you were in the club, arrange a time and aplace when online you could view a child being raped and brutalized in real time, said Jim Gamble,chief executive of Britain's Child Exploitation and Online Protection Center.

(London, England)