Cybersex industry exploits Filipino children

A police operation that took two years to plan undercovers a paedophile ring that was reaching a global audience online.

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    Manila, Philippines - The Philippines has become a hub for a billion-dollar cybersex industry, its government has been warned by the Interpol and the FBI.

    An international operation that took two years to plan also uncovered a paedophile ring that was reaching a global audience.

    Police say the children were peddled by their own parents and forced into sex acts watched by paedophiles on the internet.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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