Hundreds of Members of a Darknet Child Porn Ring Arrested in China

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Law enforcement in China just arrested hundreds of suspects involved in a darknet child-pornograhy ring, news outlets reported. Across the entire country, police officers raided and arrested suspects who accessed media containing the molestation of more than 30 under-aged girls.

The US Department of Homeland Security notified China’s law enforcement of a Chinese darknet child-pornography ring. In March, police arrested the primary suspect in the case. The 19-year-old, surnamed Sun, had three terabytes of pornography. Investigators, so far, reported that 400GB of the data was child-pornography.

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According to a police officer who spoke with the Jinghua Times, users accessed the videos 20,000 times or more. Police counted 30 different girls in the collections of uploaded media—some being abducted and others being raped.

Xinhua, the official who spoke with the Jinghua Times, said that Sun was one of the primary uploaders of content. Sun, A sophomore student at a Beijing university, would both buy child-pornography from outside sources and upload and distribute the content he bought or found. He often would trade his videos to foreign websites in exchange for videos that Sun had never seen in China.

Sun would then distribute or upload the

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