Daily Mail [UK] –
Police arrest over 300 suspected paedophiles across 38 countries including Britain, US and Germany after ‘dark web’ child abuse site hosting 250,000 sickening videos is shut down and South Korean ‘ringleader’ is charged
“…More than 250,000 horrific videos, stored on a computer server in South Korea and available through a website called ‘Welcome To Video’, were sold to paedophiles around the world through the dark web, with more than a million clips downloaded.
The site was uncovered by Britain’s National Crime Agency during its investigation into one of the UK’s most prolific paedophiles, Matthew Falder, who is serving 25 years in prison for 137 offences linked to the sexual abuse of children.
The US Department of Justice has now charged South Korean suspect Jong Woo Son, 23, with running the website, as police forces around the world move in on those who have been using the site.
So far, 337 suspects have been arrested globally, with 18 investigations in the UK and seven British men already convicted. American authorities have raided the homes of 92 people and today released the names 34 people arrested or charged in the U.S.” … (more)
DoJ Press Release (names names) –
South Korean National and Hundreds of Others Charged Worldwide in the Takedown of the Largest Darknet Child Pornography Website, Which was Funded by BitcoinDozens of Minor Victims Who Were Being Actively Abused by the Users of the Site Rescued