Over 300 alleged pedophiles arrested in the largest child porn website takedown

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(CBS & WIAT) — The Department of Justice announced the takedown of one of the largest child pornography websites on the dark web.

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The DOJ announced that the operation resulted in the arrest of 337 alleged pedophiles in 38 countries and rescued 23 children from abusive situations.

The operation was a partnership between DOJ, the IRS and ICE and law enforcement officials traced Bitcoin payments in order to find users and the administrator of the website.


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