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Child Pornography Website Moderator Gets 38 Years in Prison

Edward Oedewaldt, 49, of Arcadia, Louisiana, was sentenced to 38 years in prison for his role in moderating Dreamboard, a child pornography website, according to U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley. Oedewaldt encrypted posts by members in an attempt to evade law enforcement.

An Image of a Boy with a Bunny Unlocks Global Childpornography Ring!

Robert Diduca, 48, of Milford, MA, believed he was sharing a child sexual abuse image of a distraught 18-month old boy clutching a stuffed bunny to fellow child pornographers, when actually he sent the image two Boston Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents.

Possibly Largest U.S. Child Pornography Collection Seized in Southern California!

The collection included over 500,000 images and 7,500 videos of children in ages ranging from 18-months old to 17 years old being sexually abused.

Justice Department Busts International Child Pornography Ring – 72 U.S. Arrests!

At a Justice Department news conference today, Attorney General Eric Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano discussed the 20-month law enforcement investigation called Operation Delego, which targeted an international child pornography ring that officials say used an online bulletin board called Dreamboard to trade tens of thousands of child sexual abuse images and videos.

NYC Child Pornography Ring Busted!

NYC authorities arrested over two dozen in a child pornography ring bust where the offenders traded child sexual abuse videos and images “the way others trade baseball cards,” according to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance. Children as young as one year old were depicted being raped and sexually assaulted in tens of thousands of photographs and […] Read more

Indiana Man Could Get 1,000 Years In Child Pornography Ring Bust

David R. Bostic of Bloomington, Indiana, has plead guilty to 66 counts of child pornography charges and could be sentenced to more than 1,000 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Indianapolis. Bostic produced the images, most involving children under the age of 5, some of whom were from Indiana.  The images […] Read more

Utah’s Largest Child Pornography Bust In State’s History

According to the Utah Attorney General’s Office, authorities have just completed the largest child pornography bust in that state’s history.  Operation FrostyLime Squeeze, led by the Utah Internet Crimes Against Children’s Task Force which coordinated participation from over 37 federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, the investigation resulted in nearly 40 arrests and a staggering amount […] Read more

Busted International Child Pornography Ring Saves 200 Children

An international child pornography ring spanning 30 countries centered in The Netherlands was broken up this week by law enforcement, resulting in 184 arrests and 200 children saved. Europol Director Rob Wainwright says authorities have made arrests in Britian, the US, Australia and spain, and identified an additional 486 suspects and more arrests are likely. The break in […] Read more